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Athlon x2

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by jethsy, Jan 24, 2006.

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  1. jethsy

    jethsy Thread Starter

    Jun 25, 2005
    I have read about the Athlon x2, and I wonder...is this something worth investing in if I am looking to buy a new computer? I do NO gaming, but I will do lots with digital photos and burning dvds. Is this type of processor more for gaming? What advantage is there to getting the AMD's version of the "dual core"?
    thanks a lot for all opinions!
  2. Ghosts


    Aug 12, 2005
    I have the X2 4400+ and it helps a LOT when doing all the things you want to do, but you will be able to do them at the same time with no slowdown. As for AMD vs !nte! AMD's Dual Core screwed over !nte!'s in the dual core duel.
  3. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    When you're doing multi-tasking, it's very nice to have two processors. I'm building a system for use with Virtual PC to run multiple operating systems simultaniously, so I picked up the X2 for it.
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