Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 vs. AMD Phenom X3 8450

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 10 2008 @ 06:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Today we have put together a head to head comparison which includes the new Intel Core 2 Duo E7200 and the triple-core AMD Phenom X3 8450. These two processors cost less than $150 US and are both capable of delivering a considerable amount of performance, the question is which one should you buy?

For just $148 US the AMD Phenom X3 8450 is an impressive processor that offers an exceptional level of performance. However the new Core 2 Duo E7200 is an amazing processor at just $135 US, offering an unmatched level of performance in almost all applications. Although the Phenom X3 8450 was able to demonstrate its true power in a few applications, such as WinRAR for example, for the most part we found it to be inferior to the E7200 in terms of performance.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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