Convince me not to buy Intel - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-17-2005, 01:57 PM   #11 (permalink)
Wizard Techie
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Canada
Posts: 3,790

Starting a thread which "convinces someone not to buy Intel" is asking for trouble, I'll leave this open for now...but consider this a warning to everyone, if you step out of the line here this will be closed immediately and you will be warned

Intel C2D E6320 / AMD Athlon X2 3800+
Gigabyte 965P DS3 / DFI nF4 Ultra-D
2GB OCZ Gold PC2-6400 / 2GB OCZ Gold PC4000
eVGA 8800GTS 320MB / eVGA 6800GS 256MB
150GB Raptor / 74GB Raptor
2x500GB / 320GB
OCZ GameXStreme 850w / OCZ StealthXStream 600w
gaara is offline  
Old 07-17-2005, 01:57 PM   #12 (permalink)
Master Techie
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,134

ive always used intel processor, and have found them stable, and have not had any problems as of yet.

joshd is offline  
Old 07-17-2005, 02:28 PM   #13 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,574

I have an Intel, but AMD are cheaper and you get more 'bang for the buck' as they say. I wish I'd gone AMD actually, since all I do is gaming.

Intels are fine on the other hand.

\'There is only one basic human right, and that is to do as you **** well please.
And with it comes the only basic human duty, to take the consequences.\'

m3trj is offline  
Old 07-17-2005, 04:13 PM   #14 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,286

AMD has more to offer for the same/lower price
Samsung QX410 notebook <-- lol, I'm always on the go these days :(
pc_boy is offline  
Old 07-17-2005, 04:48 PM   #15 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 530
Send a message via AIM to TheHeadFL

I disagree, I think Intel is actually cheaper than AMD now.

For my SQL server box that I am building I would have used AMD again like my desktop if I could have afforded it.
Desktop machine: 2 x Opteron 246, Asus K8N-DL, 2GB PC3200 ECC Reg., XFX GeForce 6600GT, 74gb WD Raptor, 2 x 19\" LCDs, Windows XP x64
Server machine: Intel P4 3.0GHz 2MB EM64T, ECS i865pe, 1GB PC3200, 36gb WD Raptor, Windows Server 2003
Laptop: Dell Inspiron 9100 (Intel P4 3.2GHz 1MB Prescott, i865pe, 512MB PC3200, Mobility Radeon 9700, DVD+R/DL Burner), Windows XP
Linux: P3 450Mhz, 386MB ram, Slackware 10.1 (Running mySQL/Apache)
TheHeadFL is offline  
Old 07-17-2005, 04:49 PM   #16 (permalink)
Member (again)
macdude425's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Raul's Wild Kingdom...How 'bout that, huh?
Posts: 4,202
Send a message via AIM to macdude425 Send a message via Yahoo to macdude425

Yep, AMD is cheaper, and because of the way they work, are more productive per clock cycle than Intels.

But if you're hell-bent on getting an Intel, I'm not going to try and stop you.

Debian Support Forums!
macdude425 is offline  
Old 07-17-2005, 04:49 PM   #17 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,006

Lets just ignore this. Let this DIE PLEASE!
6600GT PCI-E for sale/Trade. Check the FS/FT forums on tech-forums for details.
Hacp is offline  
Old 07-17-2005, 04:57 PM   #18 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 413

Both are good, period.
algu7344 is offline  
Old 07-17-2005, 08:22 PM   #19 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
macdawg's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 813

Athlon 3200 will give you a little better performance than a 3.2 ghz P4 and the price for it is $190.

Also the Athlon 64 can run 64 bit software and 32 bit software so you get more.

The 3.2 GHZ P4's start at $215 and are slower and don't support 64 bit. They have the 640 for $270 which is still beat by a $190 Athlon 3200. and for $267 you can have the 3500!
macdawg is offline  
Old 07-17-2005, 08:23 PM   #20 (permalink)
Monster Techie
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 1,006


6600GT PCI-E for sale/Trade. Check the FS/FT forums on tech-forums for details.
Hacp 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

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:57 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.