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AMD Athlon 64 FX-55 32/64Bit (2.6GHz) "San Diego" CPU S939 Retail inc Heat Sink Fan & 3 Years War ---> £574.05


AMD Athlon 64 FX-55 32/64Bit (2.6GHz) CPU S939 Retail inc Heat Sink Fan & 3 Years Warranty ---> £523.52

AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 32/64Bit (2.8GHz) "San Diego" CPU S939 Retail inc Heat Sink Fan & 3 Years War ---> £727.99

Which lol!
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post #22 of 66
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Originally Posted by socom58
True, but it would give him the flexibility for when they do.

GOOD POINT done intels do duals? If so whats best for now and then future? And The Movies PC Game says Optimized for Pentium Extreme which is a DUAL CORE
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post #23 of 66
If you are set on a dual, go with amd, and get the fx-57 if you are getting a fx, no point in skimping out in the stretch.
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post #24 of 66
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Im asking for advice:

Intel OR AMD for gaming?
Intel OR AMD for dual core?
Intel OR AMD for future proof?
Intel OR AMD overall?
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post #25 of 66
AMD for Gaming

AMD for Dual Core

AMD for Future Proof

AMD overall.


EDIT: Even Dell is starting to introduce some AMD chips into their line. AMD is the way to go.
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post #26 of 66
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Thanks - ill wait for some more people like an intel user first also
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post #27 of 66
Heh, Alright. I used to have an Intel by the way, once you go AMD you will never go back.
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post #28 of 66
well... get the amd 64 x2 4800+ perfect for running lots of apps and has to be amazing for games.
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post #29 of 66
Does anyone here have a dual core AMD? I never accually saw any benchies on one to prove its good on games...
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post #30 of 66
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I have had bad times with amd - the laptop has one and it is now VERY SLOW after 2 formats for some reason and the other pc has one only showing as a 1800+ its a 2400+ and its a bit "unstable" but its been almost 2 years so...
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