Re: buy or build computer?
on Sun, 09 Mar 2003 01:53:51PM -0800, Leo Spalteholz insinuated:
> On March 9, 2003 01:25 pm, Nori Heikkinen wrote:
> > on Sun, 09 Mar 2003 02:36:10PM -0600, Jamin W. Collins insinuated:
> > >
> > > > A few people recommended the AMD Athlon processor over
> > > > Pentiums.
> > >
> > > I've found that the AMD processors are normally much less
> > > expensive and provide a similar performance. Personally, I like
> > > them and use them in almost all of my systems. I'm sure you'll
> > > find people that swear by Intel and people that swear by AMD.
> > > In the end it's up to you.
> > how's Duron? should've asked before i just bought one, i guess
> > ... but i could still send it back :)
> Not bad. Excellent value and better performance than a comparably
> clocked celeron thats for sure. But of course it won't be as fast
> as an Athlon at the same clock rate..
cool -- speed is not the issue, as i've been happy with my 650 MHz
PIII until the motherboard blew. just asking about how they stack up
along the Intel-vs.-AMD line.
.~. nori @ sccs.swarthmore.edu
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