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General Hardware Poll #1. CPUs

Intel or AMD in your main rig?


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#1
Let's put into a nice, easy to read bar graph just how many tpu users use AMD or Intel for thier main rig.

Simply vote Intel if you have an Intel processor in your main rig, or AMD if you have an AMD processor.
 

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#3
Well that was a quick reply... heh. You could get an E5200 and a decent mobo for $150. You should be able to take it up to 4GHz with a good air cooler, at least 3.6 or 3.5. With stock cooling... bah, I wouldn't even use that aluminum table coaster.
 
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#4
Intel, but not for long anymore. AMDs Windsor chips waiting for me.
 
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#5
Intel, but not for long anymore. AMDs Windsor chips waiting for me.
I'm with you on this one. There is a PII X4 in my future.
 

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Intel
 
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#7
Intel, only because I couldn't afford a good AMD setup. Waiting for the CPU after PII, as I've been put off Intel...
 
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#8
Intel all the way :D
 

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#10
Intel:D
can't wait for Sandy Brdge
 

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Intel. The last two times I purchased new platforms (server and my computer) Intel was on top. Unfortunately, AMD won't be seeing my money until they oust Intel from the top spot.
 
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#14
Intel. The last two times I purchased new platforms (server and my computer) Intel was on top. Unfortunately, AMD won't be seeing my money until they oust Intel from the top spot.
Same here
 

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#15
Intel(QX6700), i don't mind going AMD but i am satisfied with Intel as of now.
 
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My main gripe is the performance gap between AMD and intel - at similar clocks Intel chips tend to need less voltage and perform better - couple that with the fact that im used to overclocking intel know and know my way around them, it all adds up to me sticking with Intel. No, im not a fanboy, I used AMD for years prior to this Q6600.
 

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#17
When i first really got into gaming on the PC, AMD was on top gaming wise.

How things have changed.
 
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When i first really got into gaming on the PC, AMD was on top gaming wise.

How things have changed.
True that, until the core architecture came around. I remember none of my friends had an Intel rig at that time.
 

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When i first really got into gaming on the PC, AMD was on top gaming wise.

How things have changed.
Yeah I remember having nothing but AMD rig's for 4 years . Now I am Intel All the way ! :rockout: Intel has such a nice Chip :rolleyes:
 
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AMD! Been rocking it for about 3 years now:rockout:
But, if I ever get enough money to do a new build, it will definitely be whoever gives the best performace per dollar.
 

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True that, until the core architecture came around. I remember none of my friends had an Intel rig at that time.
Same here, when the Core 2's came out thats when the tables really turned.

Hopefully i5 is as good.
 

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#23
My main gripe is the performance gap between AMD and intel - at similar clocks Intel chips tend to need less voltage and perform better - couple that with the fact that im used to overclocking intel know and know my way around them, it all adds up to me sticking with Intel. No, im not a fanboy, I used AMD for years prior to this Q6600.
you can't compare voltages between AMD and intel they are not built the same way AMD is a SOI and intel is HKMG two way different processes hence why AMD chips with higher volts have lower TDP's than intel chips
 
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#24
A used Intel chip. Because it was cheap. But usually go for the best bang for the buck. Im not a "fan" of any brand except those that do what they are suppose to do.
 

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#25
I think the comparison is fail anyway. Most of you are gamers so...

Phenom II = No CPU bottleneck

Core i7 = No CPU bottleneck

In my opinion it just comes down to whatever is cool to be a brand stooge for at the time. Many people will buy the most powerful chip they can and utilize it as much as a budget chip. OMG (Insert brand here) has the most powerful (whatever) right now, I must buy that brand.