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Old 12-09-2004, 08:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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going with AMD 64?

I am building a new computer, but I still cant decide which CPU to go with.
At newegg for about the same price, there is a AMD 64 3000+ with 512 cache and there is a 2.8 GHz P4 LGA with 1mb of cache.

Intel also makes PCI Express slots which is a great plus because I am thinking about a 128 mb 6600 GT.

I need opinions because I can be swayed either way.
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Old 12-09-2004, 08:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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wait until mid january

you'll love to buy AMD, as its chipset is on its way for PCI-E (although nVidia chipset boards are alrady in market)
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Old 12-09-2004, 08:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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6600 is already on AGP: http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...150-080&depa=0

and

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...140-048&depa=0
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if u game, id go with AMD
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and AMD is better for the wallet, and is 64-bit and slaughters Intelz
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