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Phee123
10-27-2010, 03:48 AM
What would be better out of these two,

AMD Athalon Triple Core

or

I3 Dual Core Processor

thanks

pantera02018
10-27-2010, 08:42 AM
gaming? i3

movie/pic/music editing? stuff that loves extra cores? the amd

Daly_City
10-27-2010, 09:32 AM
get a Intel Core i7 980X 3.33GHz

if youre strapped for cash then just stick to an AMD Phenom / Intel Xeon


dont get i3 intel cpus, get an i7


check this site out
http://www.cpubenchmark.net/

TrancePhreak07
10-27-2010, 04:24 PM
get a Intel Core i7 980X 3.33GHz

if youre strapped for cash then just stick to an AMD Phenom / Intel Xeon


dont get i3 intel cpus, get an i7


check this site out
http://www.cpubenchmark.net/

Yeah the i7 980x is a $1,000. A little overkill and expensive for the average user.


To the OP, the core i3s slightly outperform the athlon II x3s, but the AMD chips are better bang for your buck. What kind of stuff are you using the comp for?

warm
10-27-2010, 07:48 PM
OP you can unlock the AMD chip into a quadcore ;)

ausluke
10-27-2010, 07:53 PM
there both pretty low end cpu's tbh