Desktop processors compared, the best bang for bucks

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 26 2005 @ 12:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ExtremeTech has compared 23 processors from AMD and Intel. They tell you which CPU offers the best performance per dollar for various tasks, including office productivity, 3D rendering, gaming, media encoding and more.
Trying to determine the sweet spot where price and performance cross over for CPUs is a more daunting task. For one thing, the applications mix is far more complicated. People use office applications, create content for web sites and games, encode video for building DVDs, and play games. Each application mix may have different issues when it comes to determining the optimum price/performance ratio.
Read on over here to learn more.


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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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