Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 Vs AMD Athlon 64 x2 5000+

  Steve-234439 11:10 28 Mar 2008


Looking to upgrade my PC base unit soon. Been looking at base unitsfor £300ish I can get all the components I need but have a choice of the Intel or AMD CPU's.

We mainly surf, listen/burn music, play basic kids ROM games and encode video using WinAVI.

What causes problems with our current PC (P4 5 yrs old) is nothing else can be done whilst Win AVI is doing it's thing.

Are there any benifits with either cpu?

Thanks in advance.


  brundle 11:17 28 Mar 2008

Intel has the upper hand for video encoding.
Plenty of upgrade potential too from an E4500, whereas the Athlon is near the top of the AMD range.

  anskyber 11:22 28 Mar 2008

This may help you partly. Choose a benchmark at the top. click here#

  anskyber 11:23 28 Mar 2008

PS click view all products bottom right.

  anskyber 12:20 28 Mar 2008

Glad it helped?

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