Quote: Originally Posted by Frostmourne
Intel is always more expensive.
But the CPU is only 1 component in the whole build. So, while 1 part could cost more, some of the other parts could cost less. Without knowing the price he is looking at, I cannot for sure say one way or another whether another option would be better.
And sometimes the Intel costs more, but the associated performance gains or reduced cooling needs could justify that extra cost.