AMD/INTEL comparison - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-27-2005, 08:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 7
Default AMD/INTEL comparison

I'm not looking to start anything ...

Shopping for a new PC but have never had anything other than Intel CPU. I don't know what intel family compares to what AMD family, e.g. their naming/numbering system means nothing to me.

For example, I have no idea what AMD CPU competes against an Intel P4-3.4

Can anyone point me someplace for some simple chart?
__________________

KyleHerring is offline  
Old 01-27-2005, 08:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
True Techie
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 242
Send a message via AIM to DyNaStY336
Default

depends on what the computer is for.
__________________

__________________
• Antec Super Lanboy case
• Asus P4SD-LA Mobo
• Intel P4 2.6GHz HT @ 3.11/960fsb
• 1.75GB PC2700 DDR Memory
• 120g HD
• Atapi CD-ROM
• HP DVD Writer 300n
• Creative SB Audigy2 NX
• Logitech Z-640 5.1 speakers
• PNY 6800 GT @ 408/1.1
• Logitech Dual Action Game Pad
• Windows XP Home
• Mag Innovision 19\" Lcd Monitor [no ghosts :)]
CSS: {TF}Dynasty336

http://img106.exs.cx/img106/7439/gamer5sj.jpg
DyNaStY336 is offline  
Old 01-27-2005, 08:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 8,013
Send a message via AIM to DJ-CHRIS
Default

A 3400+ competes with the intel 3.4
AMD is the way to go for gaming though.
DJ-CHRIS is offline  
Old 01-27-2005, 08:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 7
Default

Gaming mostly
KyleHerring is offline  
Old 01-27-2005, 08:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
Field Engineer
 
SHAWN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 4,697
Send a message via AIM to SHAWN
Default

I think its all opinion. Some will say intel, other will say AMD.
__________________
A+, Network + , HP Certified Tech and MCP

Specs: AMD Phenom II X6 1095T, Asus M477TD, 8GB GSkill Ripjaws DDR3 1600 7-8-7-24 1T, 128GB Crucial M4 SSD, ATi HD4650, W7, 27" HL272 Monitor
SHAWN is offline  
Old 01-27-2005, 09:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
aj2003's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,094
Default

look at the stick at the top of this forum.

intel=video edditing
amd = gaming

intels are abit more expensive for the performance. matter of personal choice.
__________________
AMD x2 5000+ black edition at 3.3GHZ zalman cnps 9700-NT
Gigabyte GA-M57SLI-S4 motherboard
3072mb: OCZ ddr800 gold
2x 7800GTX in SLI for 20" viewsonic
OCZ 600watt power supply
www.angelic-accessories.co.uk - plug for my gfs site
aj2003 is offline  
Old 01-27-2005, 09:13 PM   #7 (permalink)
True Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 187
Default

i got an athlon 64 3000+ and it performs great.
bobafett573 is offline  
Old 01-27-2005, 09:16 PM   #8 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 98
Default

is amd 3500 good? mostly gaming. and not too expensive, since the price gap between 3500-3800 is pretty big.
SushiBoi92 is offline  
Old 01-27-2005, 10:16 PM   #9 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 1,019
Default

3500 will be sick!
I say every computer u buy u should swap around..
my next computer will most likely have an AMD and an ATI opposed to my current prescott and geforce

amd is probly the best in ur situation aswell... if u were looking at a pentium 3.4 ( i have a 3.2 ) it will be prescott which run rather hot and the last thin u want is overheating(games locking up) so if u have a hot house and stock then u dont have much chance of overclocking past 3.6, mines at 3.8 but thats just me...
__________________
Sig reinstated. SigSanta
VIII is offline  
Old 01-27-2005, 10:20 PM   #10 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 98
Default

haha i have prescott and ATi so i guess it'll be amd and geforce, which is how i laid it out a week ago anyways...

everyone seems to be OCing P4's i almost never hear of OC AMD's but then again AMD's tend to run a bit hot, and obviously definetly, for sure NO stock for me, maybe a mini A/C might do.....
__________________

SushiBoi92 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 Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:16 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.