Originally posted by crazyeightballa
my friend here says AMD has heating issues and he has told me about melting horror stories. He says Intel has an advantage with hyper-threading and their stepping system. He also says that they over clock higher and alot easier than AMD. He babbled on about other **** but I don't remember the rest.
i need some feedback
PS. i am going to use this computer for music/DVDs/gaming mostly
PSS. I am planning on using Windows XP and he says I need a special version for 64 bit....comments? whats price on that OS then? please list all (dis)advantages...thx all help is appreciated
Call him a fanboy, because he is one
AMD run FAAAAAAAAR cooler in the Athlon 64's (Origional Athlon's were hot
Intel hyperthreading, useful for multithreaded programs, current list of multithreaded programs is a few professional applications. Also slightly useful for multitaskers. Doesnt do anything in gaming.
And 64 bit OS, yeah to take any advantage of your 64 bit capabilities you need one