what processor is better AMD or Intel 4

  casper69 07:48 11 Nov 2005

Im looking to upgrade my processor to about a 3.0GHz or above for gaming, watching movies and using movie editor software but i dont know which is better AMD or Intel and also which processor on the market would be best to get?

  Diodorus Siculus 08:10 11 Nov 2005

Depends on how much you want to spend and what motherboard you have now.

A new processor will entail a new mobo and likely new RAM; new mobos may well mean a new grapics card and even new PCIexpress cards.

Generally speaking, one of the new dual core will be the most future proof, insofar as that is a reality. Give some more details of what you have and more help will be forthcoming.

  Diodorus Siculus 08:10 11 Nov 2005

Meant a new processor _may_ entail a new mobo.

  Diodorus Siculus 08:12 11 Nov 2005

click here suggests AMD for gaming.

Others suggest Intel for multimedia...

  casper69 14:00 11 Nov 2005

Im looking to build a whole new computer really so replacing motherboard,ram everything but with the processor im looking to spend up to £250,
someone told me to buy a whole new pc as it would be much cheaper


  ACOLYTE 14:34 11 Nov 2005

If you go OEM and none branded you may be able to
make a whole pc for £250,if you want branded and top notch stuff then add another
£150/£200 to that.

  woodchip 15:04 11 Nov 2005

For Me AMD. But P4 is better for Movie Editing

  costlyspy 15:16 11 Nov 2005

I've always thought that AMD were better for gaming and Intel for more office applications.

  freaky 15:38 11 Nov 2005

The difference between AMD or Intel, for the average user would not be noticeable apart from the price!

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