Amd Phenom Ii X6 Or Intel I5 On A Dell Xps Desktop

What do you suggest, amd phenom ll x6 or intel i5 on a dell xps desktop im personalizing on their website? I don't play crazy huge games or do anything way fantastic with my computer so i don't need alienware like stuff, but for the same price, which one is better, faster, more reliable? I have amd anthon x2 right now on my current inspiron 531s, can't complain with it at all, but i can't help hearing a lot about the new intel i3s, i5s, and i7 processors. $1, 000 is the budget that includes a $200 monitor, and i'm definitely going to get a pretty good graphics card!

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Amd Phenom Ii X4 Vs Intel Core I5

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I want to but a laptop but i don't know whether to buy the one with the amd phenom ii dual-core n620 processor or intel core i3-350m processor. I'm not that much into gaming so i won't be using it for that, i just want it to be fast. And the laptop i'm looking at buying is the hp pavilion.

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Intel Or Amd

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Amd Vs Intel Cpu Recommendations

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Intel I3 Or Amd 630 Ii X4 Processor

Which is better intel i3 or amd 630 ll*4 processor?

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Is Amd Quad Core As Good As Intel I7 ?

Is an amd quad core as good as the intel i7?


Yes and no, it depends on what you mean. For purposes of overclocking, they are actually *better* since the i7 fries it's memory controller at 1. 7 volts. (Maybe that's why the later versions have no memory controller on the die any more?)

In general use, *** yes, they're actually better than the i7. After all, they're less than half the cost for performance that is only 5-15% less than that of the i7. For high-demand gaming not a hope in ***. The i7 actually out performs the nearest amd core by a considerable margin. That being said. I'll still take the amd cores, they will fit on my am2+ mobo, where each individual i# class core requires a separate socket (even the i7 has two different socket types). Ps: the amd hex cores are supposed to be outperforming the i# class hex cores.

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Msi-770 g45 motherboard
Amd athlon ii x2 260 processor
I'm not sure on the graphics card, but maybe a hd 5770 1gb with crossfirex, soon to be crossfire'd
Ram: arianet 2gb (1x2gb) ddr3 pc3-10666c9 1333mhz (two of these. )
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Optical drive: samsung sh-d163c 16x dvd rom 48x cd rom sata black
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My intel setup would be:

Gigabyte ep43t-ud3l intel p43 (socket 775) ddr3 pci-express motherboard
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Arianet 2gb (1x2gb) ddr3 pc3-10666c9 1333mhz (two of these)
Seagate barracuda st3500418as 500gb 3. 5" sata ii hard drive
1940 / 800 watt black storm power supply sata pci-e
Samsung sh-d163c 16x dvd rom 48x cd rom sata black
X-case saturn midi tower case
Geforce gts250 pci-e gddr3 2xdvi 1gb graphics card (single for now, soon to be sli'd)

So thats either side of the setup, now tell me: which one is more worth, performs better and will overall give me a better gaming experience?

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I own a dell xps 420 and i currently have an issue were when i boot it up it shows a orange screen for about 5 minutes then it connects but nothing works. I know how to fix it but part of the virus causes the internet to go down and not work. This way i cannot download the files i need. It uses windows vista and i am on a windows xp laptop so i cant get them from here.

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Amd Athlon 3800+ Or Intel Pentium D 805

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Putting Intel Motherboard And Processor On Amd Computer

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Can Intel Certified Ram Run On Amd System?

I'm putting together a computer for the first time and i have ordered 4gb of 2000mhz corsair dominator gt ram. Unfortunately, the ram is "supposedly" certified for intel processors using a xmp profile, not bemp. However, i have read some forums claiming that it does not really matter but i'm still not really sure. My current build involves a amd 1090t cpu and a asus crosshair iv formula, my main question is if the ram can still run at the same rated speed and timings on my amd system? If there are any problems, what can i do to solve them?

It would be greatly appreciated if steps or a guideline is shown so i can correctly install and run my ram if there is a problem. This is the link for the ram: http://www.Newegg. Ca/product/product.aspx?Item=n82e16820145317

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I was looking at dell xps 400. It looks like it will support dual monitors if i buy the dvi-vga adapter. This way i can stay in budget, almost)

But from what i read here, it looks like dvi is the way to go. (No?) Anyways, sorry for the rambling but i need some good advice and suggestions. What would you do? Ps i am going to be using it for viewing/running graphics intensive engineering stuff like i_deas.

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