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Which is better?

by th3offspr1ng / October 19, 2006 9:28 AM PDT

Of the Intel Pentium D, Intel Core 2 Duo, and the AMD 64 X2 is better for just general use in a home computer used for music, internet, school work, powerpoint, and a little light gaming?
It seems that these are the most popular in the computers on the market today and the differences confuse me.

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answey to your question
by PC_Programmer / October 19, 2006 9:36 AM PDT
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intel core 2 duo is best for hard core gaming. the AMD athlon one is average but still really good for a lot of gaming. Intel Pentium D is the average processor and for the things you said you needed it for, intel pentium d will be the most efficient and cheapest alternative.

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805 SMITHFIELD
by Scrotes4Life / October 19, 2006 1:44 PM PDT
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A good system with a Pentium D 805 Smithfield will be all that you need. Buying or building ?

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Which is better?
by harley2ride / October 20, 2006 7:34 AM PDT
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A pentium III with a ti4200 video card would work for what you want, but for the price, I would go for any p4 system with onboard video. If down the road you decide you want better/faster graphics for games, just turn off the onboard video, add a decent graphics card and you have an improved pc. A good Athlon 3800 range pc would work well too. Watch for sales and you can find some really good deals.

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Which is better? RE:
by dat1asiandude / October 23, 2006 11:30 AM PDT
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Core 2 Duo is better than AMD X2 and Pentium D, and AMD X2 is better than Pentium D.

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