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Windows 7: CPU upgrade benefits?

18 Jul 2010   #11
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

To the original question of the 955 over the 5400,

Bench - CPU - AnandTech :: Your Source for Hardware Analysis and News

and here is the same comparison using the x4 920 which runs at the same speed as the 5400,

Bench - CPU - AnandTech :: Your Source for Hardware Analysis and News


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18 Jul 2010   #12
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

If you want better performance, I would not focus on the CPU but rather on the disk. A good SSD for the OS (even a 30GB will suffice) will give you a lot more of a performance boost than a CPU upgrade. This is an example for $110 but they have sold for as low as $79.95. There are, of course, a lot of other options.
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19 Jul 2010   #13
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
To the original question of the 955 over the 5400,

Bench - CPU - AnandTech :: Your Source for Hardware Analysis and News

and here is the same comparison using the x4 920 which runs at the same speed as the 5400,

Bench - CPU - AnandTech :: Your Source for Hardware Analysis and News
I like that benchmark tool, been using it for a while.

Would be nice if they would keep adding to it, but it's still pretty good now.
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