Intel® Pentium® D 920 / Intel® Pentium® 4 650

By techkill
Jan 30, 2006
  1. Intel® Pentium® D 920 / Intel® Pentium® 4 650 which should I buy if I want to game on it?....i honestly not sure................
    I would appresiate some help
    and i'm kinda new:p
  2. kodrutz

    kodrutz TS Enthusiast Posts: 105

    Try an AMD 64 with Venice core, it'll worth every penny!
  3. techkill

    techkill TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I can t it isnt a selfbuild an these are my choises
  4. LipsOfVenom

    LipsOfVenom TS Rookie Posts: 160

    in most benchmarks it is shown that single cores will usually play games better than dual core price equivalents. However, most of the tests used games coded around single processors so the 2 CPU's are not utilized. In the future, many articles have speculated that companies will build games that can maximize the efficiency of 2 cores. So I would recommend the 920.
  5. techkill

    techkill TS Rookie Topic Starter

    which cpu should I choose?......ndd some serius help

    these are the choises I stand before:
    Intel Pentium 4 650

    Intel Pentium D 820

    Intel® Pentium® D 920

    i'm a gamer and I would like to get the best output in games!

    thanx :wave: :grinthumb
  6. LipsOfVenom

    LipsOfVenom TS Rookie Posts: 160

    go for the 920!! new games in the future will be coded to utilize dual core platforms so u can get a step ahead. At the moment, the 650 will perform better on current games than the 820. But hey, dual cores are still good. the 920 is only $266 at newegg i think
  7. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    I would go with a cheaper CPU and a better video card. Which video card are you planning on running with this CPU?
  8. techkill

    techkill TS Rookie Topic Starter

    im planning on using a geforce 6800
    2 gs of ddr 2
  9. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    its ovoius go with the Pentuim 920, 65nm 4mb of L2 cache, go for it
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