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Can you suggest a good equivalent to a Core i5 for AMD? Thanks for all the welcomes guys, much appreciated
it really depends on which i5 but any phenom is pretty much in the same realm. probably a X4 will give you about the same usable performance.

it depends on what you are looking to do with your processor really. for gaming an x4 or x6 will work perfectly fine for most gaming applications. the real difference between intel and AMD besides the price is the benchmarking, which intel will often score alot higher in. but the performance you gain from an intel is almost negligible, unless you are really pushing them to their limits.

before you buy your proccesor, if you dont know already, investigate the meaning of aspects of CPU's. definitions of what things like cores, gigahertz and cache actually do. this will allow you to make an educated assumption of what will fit your needs. like a wise man once said "google is your best friend"
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...a wise man once said "google is your best friend"
And his audience said

So the wise man said

http://tinyurl.com/5sdkrsj




Welcome to OCN thegift_curse!
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And his audience said

So the wise man said

http://tinyurl.com/5sdkrsj




Welcome to OCN thegift_curse!
my point exactly! I'm glad someone got it

but still, thats not the OCN spirit dude
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it depends on what you are looking to do with your processor really. for gaming an x4 or x6 will work perfectly fine for most gaming applications. the real difference between intel and AMD besides the price is the benchmarking, which intel will often score alot higher in. but the performance you gain from an intel is almost negligible, unless you are really pushing them to their limits.
if you use OCN, may i ask why you are not overclocking your processor past oblivion? im probably one of the few people that can say that have a Pentium D 840 at 4.7GHz

and just as a side note, i will almost guarantee that you will go over your budget... the last build i did i had a budget of around $700 and i spent $1100 ... went from single ENGTX 470 to tri SLI, and from a 850W PSU to a 1600W


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i am personaly not an AMD cinda guy, but thats just a personal thing i have
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if you use OCN, may i ask why you are not overclocking your processor past oblivion? im probably one of the few people that can say that have a Pentium D 840 at 4.7GHz

and just as a side note, i will almost guarantee that you will go over your budget... the last build i did i had a budget of around $700 and i spent $1100 ... went from single ENGTX 470 to tri SLI, and from a 850W PSU to a 1600W




i am personaly not an AMD cinda guy, but thats just a personal thing i have

I hadnt overclocked it yet because I just put it together last night. and I have since overclocked it. check my sig. I am still on stock cpu cooling so i cant really puch it cuz of temps
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