Which is better - Intel or AMD Processor?
Intel high-end processors out perform AMD but also more expensive!
There is no doubt that both Intel and AMD are great CPU manufacturers. However, if price is not important then Intel is the preferred option even they are more expensive but the performance is better.
The exception to this is when you look at the Intel Celeron processors. AMD Sempron out performs the Intel Celeron and is cheaper in price. Now if you looking to buy a CPU on a small budget then AMD is the way to go.
The following is the comparison chart summary for AMD vs Intel processor
So if you are looking at great performance processor, I will recommend an Intel Core i7 Processor after doing an intensive review.
The following are just few advantages that you can found on the Intel Core i7 processor that further explain the Intel high-end CPUs are better than AMD:
Ultimate smart performance
Get the top-of-the-line processor that delivers the ultimate in smart performance.
Ultimate balance of style and performance
A combination of greater cache size and higher frequencies give you ultimate performance for the toughest tasks.
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Automatically speeds up your processor when your PC needs extra performance.
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Eight-way or four-way multitask processing allows each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking.
Delivers big, travels light
Get the ultimate balance of smart performance and style with a sleek new laptop powered by the Intel Core i7 processor. Packed with rich features, including enhanced battery life, it's a stylish mobile superstar that's light enough to carry all day.
Enjoy broadband Internet all over town with 4G WiMAX
A PC with an Intel Core processor and 4G WiMAX wireless technology delivers great PC performance with blazing Internet speed that's four times faster than 3G.
However, both AMD and Intel processors support a lot of cross compatible hardware. Sure the CPU and motherboards are platform specific, but you can share memory (RAM), video cards and other peripherals.
To conclude, I would say Intel wins on the high end. AMD wins on the low end. In the middle, it's a toss up. So, if you are on a budget or just a normal user go for AMD.
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