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Old 07-12-2007, 01:08 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: Do I go AMD or Intel?

If I'm not mistaken the 5600+ X2 is slightly better than the e6300.
Personally I'd go for the AMD build, it's a little bit faster for the price and I'm an AMD fanboy anyways (don't ask why I have an Intel proc lol).

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if the systems aren't being overclocked then go with the AMD, it will perform better and you can help the underdogs

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At stock 5600+ is much faster than E6300. I think 5600+ is on par with E6420 at stock, but intel are better overclockers
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Old 07-12-2007, 01:02 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Default Re: Do I go AMD or Intel?

Originally Posted by snypercore View Post
Intel, im a AMD fanboy but at the moment thers nothing to out do Intels C2D's at the moment
Almost verbatim what I was going to say. I've got three AMDs and one Intel box in the house, atm. The Intel box is the newest.

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