Posted on Saturday, February 18 2006 @ 00:45:29 CET by LSDsmurf
It will come to a surprise to... well... no-one, that Intel is not doing great in the gaming market right now. While the Pentium-D and Extreme Edition chips boast high clock speeds and large L2 caches, both of which should make them viable gaming performers. However, despite these features, they are still trailing behind AMD's Athlon64 processor lineup by a fairly large margin. Ever since the "Prescott" Pentium 4 processor was released, Intel's influence on the gaming market has slipped significantly, and now that this trend has continued over multiple generations of processors, it's now fairly well known that Intel is not where it's at when it comes to purchasing a gaming processor..