AM2 Dual Core or Core 2 Duo?

By kyleman
Aug 29, 2007
  1. Hey all im looking into buying a new computer and i was just wondering on what system i should build it on?
    Ive used intel based stuff my whole life and I really have no idea about what would be better.
    Out of say a Dual Core AM2 5200 and a Core 2 Duo E6750 what would be the better option? Im building up the computer as a gaming system and im going to have these sort of specs.
    2gb Corsair ddr2 ram
    320gb wd hdd
    pioneer 18x dvd rom
    coolermaster centurion v
    ive got a ps and scren
    256mb gigabyte 8600gt
    or something alongs those lines for about $800-$900

    So yer what would be a better choice.
  2. AlbertLionheart

    AlbertLionheart TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,026

    I have always gone for the Intel chip because they run cooler and so don't need such noisy high speed fans.
  3. k.jacko

    k.jacko TS Rookie Posts: 493

    Well for comparable results a E6700 hammers a X2 6000+.
    If its dual core, then Intel any day.....for the timebeing at least.
  4. kyleman

    kyleman TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 91

    K thanks guys
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