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Old 05-19-2007, 03:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I've got $6xx to spend and figured I could get a new cpu video card ram psu and mb (and vista maybe) for basic gaming no over clocking. But I know nothing about the amd's I've never had one or used a computer with one.

so is it better to get a intel or amd? do amd's require anything special?
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I have always heard that Intel is better for gaming.
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Default Re: amd or intel?

The C2Ds are the only Intels, that are better for gaming, than AMD.
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I have always heard that Intel is better for gaming.
amd is better for gaming lol nope that was only true in the world of solo core as the Pentium 4 was awful as a cpu! but in the world of multi-core intel's core 2 duo atm is the best cpu but with the release of the AMD k10's that should put amd on top hence why intel are having massive price cuts on july 22nd conveniently the same day as amd release the first of ther new core I think Intel is scared that it will lose its title as ruler of dual core.
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Isn't that, what AMD did, during the launch of the C2Ds?
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lol yep I am not an amd fanboy I just want the best available which will be a nice k10 for my second htpc rig
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AMD were better for gaming up to a certain point, but now i would choose intel, im using the quad core currently.
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This thread is quickly turning into an argument of what someone likes better. :/
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this is a discussion or debate not an argument........................
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