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everyone says that intel is faster than AMD processors, but why? i look at the specs and cant see why there is such a difference in price and performance, why ?
 

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There are lots of benchmarks comparison that proves Intel is faster (not to mention power efficiency). When you get a chance, there is a benchmark section in this forum.
 

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Architectural differences.<br><br>
Inside the little silver chip are these little hamsters that build cities. Some hamsters use strong pillars yet some hamsters use crappy pillars-- The difference between Intel and AMD.<br><br>
But in reality it IS differences in architecture. <a class="bbcode_url" href="http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/102?vs=288" target="_blank">See some benchmarks</a> <a class="bbcode_url" href="http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/203?vs=288" target="_blank">.</a>
 

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You should read up some on this stuff. There is a lot more to consider than cores and clock speeds.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Arslay</strong> <a href="/t/1179499/why-is-intel-faster-then-amd/0_50#post_15859633"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Architectural differences.<br><br>
Inside the little silver chip are these little hamsters that build cities. Some hamsters use strong pillars yet some hamsters use crappy pillars-- The difference between Intel and AMD.<br><br>
But in reality it IS differences in architecture. <a class="bbcode_url" href="http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/102?vs=288" target="_blank">See some benchmarks</a> <a class="bbcode_url" href="http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/203?vs=288" target="_blank">.</a></div>
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everyone says that intel is faster than AMD processors, but why? i look at the specs and cant see why there is such a difference in price and performance, why ?</div>
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Why is a Ferrari faster than Yugo? According to the specs, they both have 4 wheels and an engine.<br><br>
To understand the differences, you have to look beyond the high-level specs.<br><br><br>
For example, a 1.2GHz ARM CPU is still beaten by a 0.8 GHz Sandy Bridge CPU in performance.
 

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Mostly memory management. Intel is far superior.
 

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Money. Lot's and lot's of money.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Mule928</strong> <a href="/t/1179499/why-is-intel-faster-then-amd#post_15859653"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Mostly memory management. Intel is far superior.</div>
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Not just much, much higher memory bandwidth, but the massively faster caches, lower latencies, much shorter pipelines, etc.
 

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Like everyone else is saying, the cpus are made differently, thats why. Those hamsters might have something to do with it as well though <img alt="tongue.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/tongue.gif"><br><br><br>
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Turboed hamsters!<img alt="biggrin.gif" class="bbcode_smiley" src="http://files.overclock.net/images/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Arslay</strong> <a href="/t/1179499/why-is-intel-faster-then-amd/0_60#post_15859633"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Architectural differences.<br>
Inside the little silver chip are these little hamsters that build cities. Some hamsters use strong pillars yet some hamsters use crappy pillars-- The difference between Intel and AMD.<br>
But in reality it IS differences in architecture. <a class="bbcode_url" href="http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/102?vs=288" target="_blank">See some benchmarks</a> <a class="bbcode_url" href="http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/203?vs=288" target="_blank">.</a></div>
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Bwaaa haa haa haa.... good one!<br><br>
I love analogies to explain why stuff works/don't work. LOL
 

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Clock isn't everything. Each processor has sets of instructions. The less clocks per instruction, the more efficient it is per clock.<br><br>
It is by executing these instructions that the processor is able to do work. In home desktops, generally, it's x86 or x86_64 instructions with the added SSE-SSE4, etc.<br><br>
Intel's design is able to execute more instructions with the same clock cycles, so therefore, is faster than AMD at the same exact clock.
 

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Plan and simple. Intel is like a 4 cylinder EFI engine with a turbo making 400hp and gets 40mpg(2500k). AMD is a V8 carburated 1950 style engine making 300hp and gets 15mpg(FX FX-8150). They both are prices within each other. You tell me which one is more efficient? In the world of CPU's more doesn't always mean better. A better architecture is what AMD needs. Get away from that "more is better" and get into per core efficiency and price/performance. IMO, They had it right with the Phenom II/Athlon II.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Ironman517</strong> <a href="/t/1179499/why-is-intel-faster-then-amd/10#post_15859992"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
You give the AMD fanboys a bad reputation<br>
I agree. Performance is what matters, brand does not.</div>
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Lol that guy's funny. Maybe he's butthurt because he can't afford an Intel.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Jayce1971</strong> <a href="/t/1179499/why-is-intel-faster-then-amd#post_15859763"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif"></a><br><br>
Money. Lot's and lot's of money.</div>
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That's actually a valid statement. Intel has a lot more market share, they spend more on research and development = superior products and better performance per clock than AMD.
 

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Did the OP change his post or something, because I'm reading a lot of people telling him, "You shouldn't have taken the 'more clocks be better' idea."
 

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I believe this video pretty much answers the OP's question.<br><br>
 

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The edit button. It's the small pen in the lower left corner of your post. Use it.
 
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