AMD processors??? Just a couple of questions........

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by neo090282, Mar 20, 2003.

  1. neo090282

    neo090282 Guest

    Just a couple of queries....

    What is the fastest AMD processor?

    I've also heard AMD is popular with gamers, how come?

    Ta

    Ian
     
  2. Goatman

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    THe fastest is the 3000+, and gamers like them because they are cheap, and faster in games than a equivelant P4. (debatable so don't start another Intel vs. AMD fight)
     
  3. neo090282

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    Cool thanks for the info No intention of starting a fight, just doing some college work and wanted a few opinions.

    Do you know where i could find any benchmarks of the AMD being better at running games and why this is thought?

    Thanks

    Neo
     
  4. Krux

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  5. LocKStocK

    LocKStocK Smokin & Jokin

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    Hehe this saves me from starting a new thread really:)

    Is there much difference between the 2ghz AMD 2400 XP
    and the 2600 XP Barton chip?
     
  6. Krux

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    mhz wise? no not really, speed wise yes. barton is a new "more effecient" core.
     
  7. jumpy

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    More effecient? :D ;)

    Yes, but krux is right, the Barton core is highly optimised. While running at the same speed can perform better.

    I know they were meant to be separate points but "3000+" and "cheap" shouldn't be put in the same sentence :D :rolleyes:
     
  8. neo090282

    neo090282 Guest

    I know i have queried this already, but what makes an AMD system a good gaming system, is it basically down to price??

    Ta
     
  9. XP Abuser

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    overclockability:)
     
  10. neo090282

    neo090282 Guest

    ta mate
     
  11. jumpy

    jumpy Guest

    You think AMD's can overclock more than intel? The flames are brewing in my mind....mmmm.......toasty:)
     
  12. GoNz0

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    XP2700 and XP3000 are the same speed, just a 512 on board memory on 3000 compared to 376??ish on xp2700, i got the 2700 as its 200 quid cheeper :)
     
  13. LocKStocK

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    Cheapest I found a 2600XP Barton was £135....
    Anybody know where i can buy dirt cheap PC hardware? (UK)
     
  14. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    there is a 2600+ barton ?

    AFAIK there is a 2500+, 2800+, and 3000+ barton... never heard about a 2600+ barton...
     
  15. Yngwie_II

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    There is no 2600+ barton.
    Only 2500+, 2800+ and 3000+, and in a while the 400mhz 3200+\

    There are 2 2600+'s.

    1. 2600 with 266mhz Tbred B. running at X mhz
    2. 2600 with 33mhz Tbred B. running at X- a little bit mhz.

    I can't remember the X that's why, but the 333mhz 2600
    is running at a little less than the 266mhz version.
     
  16. Goatman

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    1700+ = 1.47 GHz
    1800+ = 1.53 GHz
    1900+ = 1.6 GHz
    2000+ = 1.67 GHz
    2100+ = 1.73 GHz
    2200+ = 1.8 GHz
    2400+ = 2.0 GHz
    2500+ Barton = 1.83 GHz
    2600+ 266 FSB = 2.13 GHz
    2600+ 333 FSB = 2.08 GHz
    2700+ = 2.17 GHz
    2800+ = 2.25 GHz
    2800+ Barton= 2.08 GHz
    3000+ Barton= 2.17 GHz