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Old 01-19-2006, 08:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default pleas help me with processor info

recently i have been looking to buy a new computer due to mine being a little out of date
i know evrything i want to have in it exept for the processor
can someone let me know of a good processor for heavy gaming

and also clarify why the amd 64bit at 2.2 Ghz
costs teh same as one with an intell pentium4 at 3.2Ghz

i would realy apriciate it

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Old 01-19-2006, 09:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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AMD has better architecture.

At 2.2Ghtz it can out perform a 3.8 in gaming.

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yes with amd they run at lower clocks but they can do more than the equivalent intel chips. For example,an athlon 64 3700+ runs at 2.2 ghz, but it is equivalent to if not better than an intel p4 3.7ghz. If you want heavy gaming go amd.

I suggest the athlon 64 x-2's
The amd fx-seris. They are especially made for heavy gaming.
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