Originally posted by uzi9mm
Intels own on video editing.
well see you are like half-wrong and half right. and its only because you are stating GENERALLY, and not specifically. fir the most part i;d say you are right.
GENERALLY Intel P4's and up outperform AMD's in multi-media apps and encoding and stuff liek that.
the problem is it depends on what chip you are talking about. a 3.4GHz machine wont compare to a 64-bit3500+ (overclocked or not). BUT there are higher rated P4's (say a 3.8?) that will match the AMD's and overclocked outperform them.
Intel's newest chips (i believe they are called EE's) will start giving the FX-55's a run for there money because they overclock very nicely. and the Mobile 775's also perform very well. But a standard P4 has some catching up to do when comparting it to a 64-bit3500+ @ say 2.5-2.6GHz.
instead of 3500+ and 6600gt get 3000+ and 6800gt
i wouldn't...the multi on the 3000+ is locked at 9X, so you need soem VERY nice RAM to get a good overclock. The 3500+ is 11X, so you can use not as good RAM and still hit say 2.6GHz on it. Personally i like the 3200+, it's 10X and i plan on getting RAM to do at least 270MHz with decent timings.