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Old 05-09-2006, 01:54 PM   #1
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Default Athlon vs. Pentium

I was wondering which had dual core processor was better.

Pro and cons to each if possible please.

It will be used mainly for online gaming but also for daily surfing and multitasking.

Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 05-09-2006, 05:35 PM   #2
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Default Re: Athlon vs. Pentium

if its mainly for online gaming u will deffinately want an amd dual core cpu because they are far better for gaming and handle everything else decently
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Default Re: Athlon vs. Pentium

Yeah, AMD for gaming.
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gaming - amd .... but if you are more than a multi tasker.. and intel dual core will be just fine.
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Although, how much multitasking. Because you could get like an Pent D 820 or 830, and it would be good for gaming, and kick ass at multitasking.
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Well for online gaming, your processor would matter only to a certain extent. You would need a speedy internet connection, like t2 or cable internet for stellar online gaming. I always thought that dual core computers were more for multitasking rather than gaming. I'd go for thbe AMD cpu, but the Intel Core Duo is a great processor. Low power consumption, extended battery life, with the support of two cores.
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thanks for all the help.
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