Processors - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Overclocking and Modding
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-18-2004, 04:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 19
Question Processors

What is the best processer for gaming? Are pentiums or amds better?

Grey_Pygmy is offline  
Old 09-18-2004, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 241

AMD's all the way for gaming.
Either get an AMD Athlon XP3200 (Barton Core) / 400MHz FSB or go for one of the new AMD Athlon64's.


TMT is offline  
Old 09-18-2004, 05:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 19

The higher the operating frequency the better. Correct? If this is true wouldn't a 3.4Ghz Pentium4 be better?
Grey_Pygmy is offline  
Old 09-18-2004, 05:12 PM   #4 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 1,847
Send a message via AIM to OIDanTheManIO Send a message via Yahoo to OIDanTheManIO

AMDs are WAY better for gaming and overall system performance.
<a href=\"\"><img src=\"\"></a>
OIDanTheManIO is offline  
Old 09-18-2004, 05:31 PM   #5 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 187

Even though Intel's clock speeds are faster, AMD will perform just as good if not better. For gaming I would go with an AMD 64 3200 or a 3500 if you have the money. However you will need a good graphics card to go with it.
Thermaltake Shark
OCZ 700W GameXStream
Asus M2N32 SLI
AM2 X2 5600
Corsair XMS 2x1GB
Western Digital Raptor 150 GB
2xBFG 7950GT
AZNRockThis is offline  
Old 09-18-2004, 05:37 PM   #6 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 722

Oh God oh God, not another one of these.

Please use the Search button, it actually does something you know

PS: AMD's roxxor for gaming
[size=0.5]Full Aluminium ThermalTake Case
Asus A7N8X-E-Deluxe
AMD Athlon XP 3200+ *400 FSB* Barton (2.2GHz)
ThermalTake Volcano 11+ Xaser Edition Air Cooling
1024MB Corsair TwinX XMS 3200 (Dual Channel 2x512) 2-3-2-6
2x WD Raptors (10krpm 8MB Cache) 36.7GB using RAID -0
Video Logic SonicXplosion 5.1 Soundcard
Kangaroo is offline  
Old 09-19-2004, 05:51 AM   #7 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
Nubius's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 11,600

AMD all the way
Nubius is offline  
Old 09-21-2004, 02:32 PM   #8 (permalink)
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 515
Send a message via AIM to Nvidia fan boy

AMD for the hardcore gamer and Intel for the panzy gamer.
Nvidia fan boy is offline  
Old 09-21-2004, 03:50 PM   #9 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 415
Send a message via AIM to Icedragon Send a message via Yahoo to Icedragon

OK I use Intel, so that makes me a panzy? My god, I get great performance out of it, so tell me nvidia panzy boy lol, what is so panzyish about Intel?
PC Specs:

Intel Pentium 4 3.2 ghz 800 FSB
Abit IC7-G 875p
Sapphire Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB 256 Bit
2x512MB Ultra PC3200 DDR400
Soundblaster Live
Maxtor 40GB 7,200 RPM HDD
Lian-Li PC65 Case
Icedragon is offline  
Old 09-21-2004, 06:34 PM   #10 (permalink)
Elbatrop1's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 4,057

AMDs may be better for gaming, but, that doesn't mean that you're gonna get terrible performance out of an intel. But if gaming is your primary concern, go with a 64-bit AMD.


Intel E6750...........PSN: ELBATROP
XFX nForce 650i Ultra
Patriot PC2-6400 8GB (4x2GB)
eVGA 9800GT
36GB WD Raptor
120GB SG
Logitech X-530
Samsung SyncMaster 931c
Samsung SyncMaster 750s
Windows 7 Home Premium 64
Elbatrop1 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:36 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.