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Uhhhhhhh obviously a tri-core is going to perform better than a dual core in these benchmarks...
true since the phenom 8570 has one more core than the core2duo.
i just want to see the results with them overclocked.
    
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Christ, what is it with AMD vs Intel on this forum? Bunch of grannies with handbags!

I think that comparing a tri-core to a dual-core is not exactly fair, but how do you compare a tri-core fairly? There aren't any other tri-cores to test against!

At the end of the day, the E8400 is still the better chip, because:

A: It runs cooler
B: Uses less power
C: Overclocks better
Intel chips can run cooler and use less power because they don't have memory controller integrated. But if you compare total heat dissipation and power consumption of CPU+NB from both Intel and AMD then AMD would win it i guess.
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post #93 of 114
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Intel chips can run cooler and use less power because they don't have memory controller integrated. But if you compare total heat dissipation and power consumption of CPU+NB from both Intel and AMD then AMD would win it i guess.
I'd rather have my CPU and NB heat kept separate, rather than having it all under one roof!
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I'd rather have my CPU and NB heat kept separate, rather than having it all under one roof!
That setup is going the way of the dodo. Intel is starting to ditch it this year, and next year even regular dual-core laptops will have integrated memory controllers.

PCs evolve.
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post #95 of 114
E8400 much better average performance

It outperform AMD tri-core even in many applications that utilze three or more cores

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu...x3-8750_6.html
http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...spx?i=3293&p=5

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At the end of the day, the E8400 is still the better chip, because:

A: It runs cooler
B: Uses less power
C: Overclocks better
D: It have better overall performance
Edited by TheWay - 6/27/08 at 9:24am
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I have no doubt that the tri-core amd is a solid contender, but that is an e8400 at stock clocks. Everybody knows that these processors overclock like monsters and I have mine from 3.0 to 3.6 at stock voltages. Lets see a comparison where both cpu's are put to their limits and then I will be impressed. As for now I still will say the e8400 is the better buy.
do you have any idea how many people OC vs how many don't? thats where the larger market is mang
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well AMD is still holding it's ground and hopefully gain some.
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well thats 3 vs 2. for the same price u could get a Q6600. thatll take the triple core's mother to a nice sea food dinner and never call her again.
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well thats 3 vs 2. for the same price u could get a Q6600. thatll take the triple core's mother to a nice sea food dinner and never call her again.
post #100 of 114
If your looking to get the most out of your CPU then you should consider overclocking, its not only cheaper but you will extend the life of your CPU. All things considered, Intel still has the better chip but if you don't OC then AMD might be the way to go this time.
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