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Hey all,
i all ready knew that AMD processors were better than Intel ones (in my opinion anyway) I just never knew why or how...until i stumbled upon this.

Why Intel Mhz Dont Equal AMD Mhz

This pretty much explained it to me. Its pretty long but a good read and VERY informative.

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Man that is long!,
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yeah :/
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im pondering whether to post it in the Intel section too, could be a good read for intel users too (i dont use intel - i tolerate )
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Oh thanks God, most of that is user comments. I was almost tempted not to read it because it was so long.
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Good read
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thanks dude

this article is super handy if you need to decide
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So how would AMD MHz measure up to Intel? If you get a 2.2 GHz AMD Athlon, what kind've Pentium 4 processor would counter it?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Patrice Mersault
So how would AMD MHz measure up to Intel? If you get a 2.2 GHz AMD Athlon, what kind've Pentium 4 processor would counter it?
The basics being
amd does 9 operations per sec
intel does 6 operations per sec

so in this case a 2.2ghz amd would be matched by a 3.3ghz intel

2.2ghz x 9 = 19.8 amd speed
3.3ghz x 6 = 19.8 intel speed
    
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