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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedAmd fx 8350 vs Intel i5 4690k for 3d rendering. Forum SolvedAMD E-350 vs Intel Z3740 ? Forum SolvedAMD FX-6300 vs Intel I3 4130 Forum SolvedIntel G3258 build vs AMD Athlon X4 760K build Forum Solvedintel 4350 vs intel vs 4130 vs amd 6300 vs amd 8320? Forum SolvedAMD vs. Intel Forum SolvedAMD FX 8320OC vs motherboard+intel pentium upgrade Forum SolvedIntel i5-4690k and GTX 760 vs. AMD FX-6300 and GTX 770 Forum SolvedBudget build: GPU + AMD vs Intel Forum Solvedintel i5 4590 vs amd fx 8320 black edition Forum SolvedIntel HD 2500 vs AMD HD 5450 1 GB? Forum SolvedIntel vs AMD: Building My First Gaming PC Forum Solvedamd athlon x4 750k vs new intel g3258 which is best? AMD'S two extra cores will provide more power or not? Forum SolvedAMD FX-8350 vs. Intel i5 4590 Forum SolvedAMD Athlon x4 750/760k vs. Intel Pentium g3258 Forum SolvedIntel Core i5-4670K 3.4Ghz vs AMD FX-6300 6-Core 3.5Ghz Forum SolvedAMD vs. Intel Forum Solvedamd vs intel? Forum SolvedIntel build vs AMD build Forum SolvedIntel i5 4440 vs AMD A10-7850k Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !