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Windows 7: Performance poll

16 Jan 2011   #11

Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 8.1 64-bit, OSX El Capitan, Windows 10 (VMware)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
And of course, how much performance you really need. My i5 system is more than I'll ever need, but a gamer, or someone who uses intensive apps wouldn't be able to get by with it. But the Intel/AMD comparison doesn't hold water. Will a lower price AMD CPU suit your needs? If so, then by all means, that is best for you. Some people tend to stick with what they know. This holds true in cars, TVs, etc.

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Comparing to my previous Core 2 2.4GHz rig that had been used for gaming and web site design, the new rig with i5 processor is noticeably faster both in games and applications with the same video card. The SSD drive in the new rig certainly has its share in the speed increase, the same drive would've made the previous rig faster as well.

Is it really that much faster and has been worth of the money spent on it? Well, maybe not and I probably would be just as satisfied, if I've added the SSD drive to old rig. At the very least I should've waited couple of month for the Sandy Bridge...

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16 Jan 2011   #12
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I agree with pparks1. I am the one that posted about the AMD cpus. I does depend on what program you are running. My issue is the cost thats all. The AMD 6 core turns into a 3 core to boost proformance for non 4+ core programs.
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