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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103213

i know this is the wrong room, but how about that proc?
how about this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116036
    
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that one isnt even as good and its more expensive...
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that one isnt even as good and its more expensive...
why do you say its not as good?? i would pick that chip over the X2 every single time
    
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its only 1.8 ghz...
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its only 1.8 ghz...
ok and..... thats stock speed
    
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a C2d running at 1.8 is the equivalent of an AM2 running at 1.35...........
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The 1MB cache really cripples it, specially for the media stuff. If you don't overclock that thing, a similarly priced X2 will edge it out. A 780G board with a X2 would make a killer machine on the cheap.

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a C2d running at 1.8 is the equivalent of an AM2 running at 1.35...........

I say a 1.8GHz C2D is about the same as a 2.3GHz X2 if we go by raw clock performance. But as I said, the 1MB cache is very anemic. Plus, if you take into consideration the motherboard you will use, for a low end build an AMD systems wins out.
Edited by Melcar - 5/30/08 at 6:13pm
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AMD+ATI= Rocks
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At present Intel is faster clock for clock by quite a margin at a similar cost. Personally i can't think of any reason to recommend AMD.

But this may change in the future...
 
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At present Intel is faster clock for clock by quite a margin at a similar cost. Personally i can't think of any reason to recommend AMD.

But this may change in the future...
Cheap, all-purpose builds. There is (at the moment) nothing like the 780G or the 8200 on the Intel side, both of which destroy Intel IGPs in terms of raw performance and features.
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