Questions about AMD and Intel CPU

By neowing
Dec 21, 2009
  1. Hello ? Today, I saw "TechSpot's PC Buying Guide" and I got a question regarding processors.

    I knew that AMD Phenom II X4 Processor is cheap and Core i7 is expensive.
    But I really want to know which processor is faster, specifically:

    AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz
    AMD Phenom II X4 940 Deneb 3.0GHz
    Intel Core i7-950 Bloomfield 3.06GHz
    Intel Core i7-975 Extreme Edition Bloomfield 3.33GHz

    Can anyone arrange those 4 processors ? (Fastest is "1", Slow "4")

  2. Puiu

    Puiu TS Evangelist Posts: 1,555   +336

    1)i7 975
    2)i7 950
    3)x4 965
    4)x4 940

    if you want to build a gaming rig then you should consider getting a more powerful video card, not a more powerful CPU. A core i5 or x4 965 should be more than enough for a good gaming rig.
  3. compdata

    compdata TechSpot Paladin Posts: 526

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