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Office Space - Intel Celeron E3300 or AMD5000B

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Hey

Last occasion to grind out a shitty computer. Damn crisis blocks everything in corporations.
This is what I can choose from :

Dell Optiplex GX 780 DT; Intel Celeron Dual Core E3300 (2.5GHz); RAM 2048MB (1x2048MB); HDD 160GB; Napęd DVD+/-RW; Mysz Optyczna USB; Klawiatura USB; wraz z usługą dostawy i instalacji.

Dell Optiplex 740MLK DT; Athlon X2 5000B (2.6 GHz); RAM 2GB; HDD 250GB; Napęd DVD+/-RW; Głośniki; Mysz Optyczna USB; Klawiatura USB;


Seems that AMD looks better in benchmarks but I have these good memories from s775 intel stuff. What would you suggest? I generally run SQL clients and general office stuff.
 
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There pretty much the same, but id go with the second one as it has more HDD space?
 
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The E3300 is a marginally faster CPU and the AMD rig has a bigger HDD.


Take your pick really.... you wont notice much difference.



Personally, I'd chose the Intel rig.
 
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Think I just convinced myself to s775

 

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That also takes all (afaik) 775 CPU's, so if you stumble upon a cheap quad you can put that there. :)
 
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AMD is never been good at excel, not that it matters realy, if it takes 0.345 seconds longer to do it then intel its nothing to write home about.

I dont even know how they benchmark excel? its just numbers :S
 
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Okay, so it is basically newer Celeron (LGA775) versus an older (939?) Athlon X2? That explains a lot. I misread the OP a bit and thought about the AM2 Athlons (gen II).
 

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What I have seen with my company, they offer either a slow laptop or slow desktop BUT I was allowed to order a SSD under my department and they imaged the machine when it arrived. Much more speed now doing documents and such.
 
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