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Postby kepeliya » Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:56 am

What is the best computer processor around? There are so many computer processors around, like celeron, dual core, AMD etc. But i don't know which is best. I think that Celeron is old technology and it's better to choose another processor.
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Re: computer processor

Postby DrTeeth » Wed Feb 22, 2012 5:25 am

The best processor is the cheapest one that does what you want it to do.

OT for this NG BTW.

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Re: computer processor

Postby mjnelson99 » Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:58 am

Many computers that are lower priced now have an AMD
processor. There are many different models of those, too.

I would avoid Celeron.

My laptop has a dual-core AMD Turion 64 processor and has
been working well for over 4 years.

I have read that AMD's tend to run a bit hotter than Intel
chips. I don't know from personal experience though.

Heavy gaming can cause a hotter running computer almost
without fail.The AMD APU is supposed to be better for gaming
than the Intel 3000 video usually found in laptops with an
Intel chip.
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On 2/22/2012 4:56 AM, kepeliya wrote:
> What is the best computer processor around? There are so many computer processors around, like celeron, dual core, AMD etc. But i don't know which is best. I think that Celeron is old technology and it's better to choose another processor.
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Re: computer processor

Postby a1pcfixer » Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:14 am

Kepeliya,

> What is the best computer processor around?

Define "best".

While your thinking that over, how's about one of these.....

http://www.pugetsystems.com/nav/deluge/L2/specs.php

....fully maxed out it's ONLY round abouts $8,000.00
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Re: computer processor

Postby now_john » Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:29 am

One part of "best" is the reliability of the processor. I use the reviews on Newegg as my first resource in that regard.
But even before that you need to decide what you want to do with the computer. Then what kind of system (the processor is only one part of that) that you need to do that. Often by reading reviews you can learn what can and cannot be done with a certain system. Gaming is one thing, video processing is another, and just surfing and reading email would need another kind of build.
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Re: computer processor

Postby TeraByte Support » Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:58 pm

Moved to public.tech.misc (Technology Forum).

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Re: computer processor

Postby DrTeeth » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:37 am

On Wed, 22 Feb 2012 10:29:22 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,
now_john disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>One part of "best" is the reliability of the processor

Is there a modern or even older processor that could be called
"unreliable"?
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Re: computer processor

Postby warnerbob18 » Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:20 am

It depends on the investment your requirement for work.
As for graphics and animation you need Core -i3, i5 and may be i7.
It also depends on the system hardware configuration, always choose a processor that provides complete computer support.
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Re: computer processor

Postby mjnelson99 » Fri Apr 13, 2012 3:00 pm

I have heard that the AMD chips can perform some functions
better than Intel can so do some research.

My old laptop had an AMD chip and it is still working about
4-5 years later. I did put in 4 GB of RAM.

With both manufacturers, the higher priced chips will
perform better.

My new computer is an Acer 5755 with an i5. I only switched
to Intel because I wanted a USB 3 port that was harder to
find with AMD chips.
Mary

On 4/13/2012 5:20 AM, warnerbob18 wrote:
> It depends on the investment your requirement for work.
> As for graphics and animation you need Core -i3, i5 and may be i7.
> It also depends on the system hardware configuration, always choose a processor that provides complete [url=http://www.igennie.co.uk:37jarfl9]computer support[/url:37jarfl9].
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Re: computer processor

Postby DrTeeth » Sat Apr 14, 2012 6:38 am

On Fri, 13 Apr 2012 15:00:03 PDT, just as I was about to take a herb,
mjnelson99 disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>I have heard that the AMD chips can perform some functions
>better than Intel can so do some research.
>
>My old laptop had an AMD chip and it is still working about
>4-5 years later. I did put in 4 GB of RAM.
>
>With both manufacturers, the higher priced chips will
>perform better.
>
>My new computer is an Acer 5755 with an i5. I only switched
>to Intel because I wanted a USB 3 port that was harder to
>find with AMD chips.

The latest AMD chips generally perform MUCH worse than the Intel
versions. basically, one cannot beat a modern i5 (depending on how
Intel names them this week). Currently, I would not touch an AMD if I
were after maximum grunt. If after a simple PC what would have to do
no more than run an office suite, I would look at AMD if it were cheap
enough.

Technically, there is not reason why USB3 should be more common on
Intel 'boards; the support is provided by third-party chipsets (NEC).
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