A Few Processor Questions...

By UltimoAviso
Jul 9, 2007
  1. ok im shopping for a processor and was wondering which would be better to have

    which is better, HT Support with a p4 or a Dual core with a Pentium D?

    also is core 2 duo the same as dual core?
  2. kpo6969

    kpo6969 TS Maniac Posts: 710

    Best to worst:
    Core 2 Duo / Anthlon64x2
    Pentium D / Anthlon64
    P4 / Semperon
  3. k.jacko

    k.jacko TS Rookie Posts: 493

    core2duo is still the daddy at the moment imho.
    I've built two rigs with the E6600, one with the Core2Quad and two with AMD X2 4600+, all work pc's. AMD sadly lack behind the intels in performance.
    The entry level core2duo cpu (E6300) can outperform the AM2 5000+ and you can overclock it to hell and back. Cheaper too! :)
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