Processor prefenece

  bobbychariot 17:12 04 May 2009
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I'm currently looking at getting a new pc, but ma wondering over which cpu to go for, the two options i'm looking at are a AMD Phenom II X4 940 orIntel Core 2 Quad Q9650 Processor.
Can anyone give any advice or opinion over the merits of both, and which gives the best performance

  OTT_Buzzard 17:54 04 May 2009

In the long running battle between AMD and Intel and the quest for performance, Intel are currently winning (in my opinion!)

The X4 is a good processor though and good all round performance, however, the Intel chip tends to work better with the majority of applications.

The Q9650 is significantly more expensive though.

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