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Old 09-13-2006, 09:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok Ok an never ending question which is better right?
So I hear that the Intel Core 2 duo is Awesome
But I also hear that the AMD X2 5200+ is Sweet

What is the truth for the price an

Core 2 Duo E6600 Dual Core Processor
http://processorfinder.intel.com/det...px?sSpec=SL9S8

or an

Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Dual Core Processor
http://www.amdcompare.com/us-en/desk...=ADO5000IAA5CU

thanks
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Old 09-13-2006, 09:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Ok so that tells some, but not all. That is just fear
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Ok heres a link to a full out review of the new core 2 duo line up vs AMD's current line up. All im gonna say is, I was originally going for a 4200 AM2, now i own an e6300...
http://www.anandtech.com/cpuchipsets...spx?i=2802&p=3

and im sure they could push the x6800 farther than 3.4. The general on this forum has gotten an e6600 to 3.4, an x3800 might push 4 ghz with stock HSF, and with after market...
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