AMD vs Intel Tags: CPUs AMD Intel Last response: February 17, 2010 10:43 PM in CPUs Share moosh151 February 17, 2010 8:53:08 PM Im planning on purchasing a new computer and I was wondering which was better for gaming? The AMD Phenom II X2 550 Dual-Core or The Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 I play games like WoW and MW2 More about : amd intel flyinfinni a b à CPUs February 17, 2010 9:30:06 PM Looks like you already made your decision, but IMO I would get the AMD anyway- its cheap, and its upgradeable. The Core 2 is stuck in LGA 775 socket, which is going away, while the AM2+/AM3 socket is current and not going anywhere just yet. Brent_NC February 17, 2010 9:42:19 PM This might help. http://www.cpubenchmark.net/high_end_cpus.html Pretty good benchmarks on CPU's/Video Cards/Hard Drives. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer XD_dued February 17, 2010 10:43:55 PM Might want to look into athlon II x3, better value than Phenom X2 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIntel Core i7-3770 vs . AMD FX-8350! AIO PC CPU. ForumAMD 8350 vs . Intel i5 3570k for GAMING ForumAMD A10-5800k vs Intel I5 3570k ForumAdvice - AMD vs INTEL - Serverbuild ForumAMD A-10 4600M 512 MB AMD Radeo vs Intel i5 3210M with ATI 7670M 1GB ForumIntel i7 vs . AMD Phenom II X4 955 ForumIntel ® HD Graphics 3000 vs with AMD Radeon HD 6620G ForumIntel vs amd upgrade pls help ForumAMD Vs Intel ForumIntel Vs AMD ForumAMD general vs Intel general ForumAMD FX-4170 Zambezi vs . Intel Core i7-2600k Sandy Bridge ForumAMD vs Intel ... real-world performance? ForumAmd vs intel for running VM ForumIntel vs AMD -- specific case ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumIntel T4300 or AMD Turion II ForumAMD vs Intel i3 i5 i7 ForumAMD turion ii vs intel i7 ForumMac G4 vs Intel vs AMD? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !