DCB_AU

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When for example, a AMD 2400+ CPU is about half the price of a 2.4 GB Intel, why bother buy Intel, - better quality materials/build, or just to make more $$$?

If you know of any reasons to buy Intel, please list them.

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Cybercraig

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1. - Because I own INTEL stock
2. - Video/Audio encoding
3. - Brand recognition (Reseller)
4. - Because they are fun to build
I think the smartest build right now though is probably an A64. :smile:

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Crashman

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Why bother with either?

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slvr_phoenix

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Why bother with either?
Yeah! Who needs them?

I think my next PC will be a 1GHz Transmeta Efficeon with a 1GB DDR333 SODIMM, two Seagate ST1 hard drives, a Fujitsu 800x600x16bpp 4" LCD, wireless ethernet, a slot-loading laptop CD burner, and a few other goodies. And it'll run WinXP Pro. :)

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Pimp!!!

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baldurga

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No, no! Still better, just put togheter:

- pencil, rubber and tons of paper (recicled, please)
- Abacus (low power comsumption version)
- 5 litres of Italian coffee (but fat free, of course!)
- YOU


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TheRod

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It's well known that in low-end/mid-end AMD offer better price/performance. But the Athlon XP 2400+ is a bit slower than a P4C 2.4GHz).

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