CPU speeds

  s99Raj 19:40 22 Apr 2005
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I want to build a new PC and I've a little question about processor speeds I hope someone can enlighten me on.
I'm thinking of buying an AMD Athlon 64 3400+ running at 2.2 GHz to go on an MSI K8T Neo-FIS2R motherboard (or should I go for an Asus K8V Deluxe maybe?). How does the chip stack up against the similarly-priced 3.2GHz Pentium 4? Is the Pentium literally faster by 1 GHz? Is this not a fair comparision? Should I be looking at other things too? Most of my stuff will be web browsing with a bit of movie watching and video editing and perhaps the odd game such as Call of Duty.

  woodchip 19:46 22 Apr 2005

AMD for me, does that satisfy

  Totally-braindead 19:48 22 Apr 2005

Have a look here click here and for the motherboard have a look at the reviews

  Technotiger 19:48 22 Apr 2005

Hi, a bit of info here might help you -


click here

Cheers.

  woodchip 19:49 22 Apr 2005

By buying it you are putting your money in the best and Latest CPU development, not past technology P4 is at the End of it's life

  s99Raj 19:52 22 Apr 2005

Thanks for that info - sounds like I'm going for decent stuff.

What about the motherboard choice?

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