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Depends what your gonna use it for. Intel has more cache memory and is better for gaming, video/picture editing etc. Whereas the AMD will probably run a little quicker than its quoted so your getting a slightly quicker processor for less.

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Depends what your gonna use it for. Intel has more cache memory and is better for gaming, video/picture editing etc. Whereas the AMD will probably run a little quicker than its quoted so your getting a slightly quicker processor for less.

Interesting.... My sources say that both have a 1mb L2 cache, and the clock speed is slower on the AMD (by only 100Mhz now, mind), and I personally think the stuff about AMD running faster than it's stated clock speed is greatly exaggerated. Could just be my experience mind. Basically, they're the same.

One thing which might make a difference is the power consumption, the AMD uses 25 W, and the intel uses 35 W, although it does have speedstep which will make it use less, when you're not using all the power of the processor.

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Interesting.... My sources say that both have a 1mb L2 cache, and the clock speed is slower on the AMD (by only 100Mhz now, mind), and I personally think the stuff about AMD running faster than it's stated clock speed is greatly exaggerated. Could just be my experience mind. Basically, they're the same.

One thing which might make a difference is the power consumption, the AMD uses 25 W, and the intel uses 35 W, although it does have speedstep which will make it use less, when you're not using all the power of the processor.

Ive always thought the L2 Cache on pentiums was higher, whereas the L3 on AMD`s was higher. Maybe the newer gen ones are different, though i hear the new AMD`s are still easier and safer to overclock. Didnt know about the power difference though, cheers.

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Ive always thought the L2 Cache on pentiums was higher, whereas the L3 on AMD`s was higher. Maybe the newer gen ones are different, though i hear the new AMD`s are still easier and safer to overclock. Didnt know about the power difference though, cheers.

According to the stats I looked up, they don't have a L3 cache... well, they probably do but it'd be negligible. The AMD site says theirs has 512K per core on L2, and the pentium site says theirs has 1mb total L2 cache.

You're right on the overclocking of AMDs though, with the exception of the D0 stepping range of i cores, that is. I heard someone tell me a rumour that with the AMD dual and tri cores, are quad cores, where other cores either broke, or were disabled, and if they were disabled you can reactivate them, and end up with a tri or quad core for half the price. I'm not sure if it's true, but it sounds like something AMD would do.

However, I think these will be in a laptop, am I right mod? Overclocking in a laptop might not end all that well, as my laptops tend to get quite toasty as it is. If I gave overclocking a go, I'd probably explode something or start a fire. :D

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