Pentium D vs P4

Quantum Flux

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I notice that a 720 P4 is much more expensive than a 820 pentium d. if the pentium d is so much faster, why is it nearly half the price?
 

alvino

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Because Intel just slapped 2 crap processors for the Pentium D together and called it a "Dual-Core". Haha, something like that. As for the prices, who knows?
 

Dishdog

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it's a transition thing. when the P4's came out there were still P3's more powerful then it.
 

acphenom

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Quantum Flux said:
I notice that a 720 P4 is much more expensive than a 820 pentium d. if the pentium d is so much faster, why is it nearly half the price?
720?

Anyway, thing is, Pentium D's run at lower clock speeds, so Intel just want to create a balance, i suppose, in clock speed language. lol

But i think it's mainly because AMD have priced their dual-core line quite highly, so Intel are probably hoping to cash in with a bunch of crap, but i think i'd rather have a single-core than a Pentium D.
 
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