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Old 4th May 2009
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Originally Posted by ninjatux View Post
The AMD system is about $70 cheaper. I'd rather get the better system than the cheaper but comparable at this point, so I can stretch it out a little longer. Also, the MicroATX boards for AMD suck.
With new 45nm AMD's tripple core Phenom X3 you can enable the 4th core using ACC (SB750 south bridge):

Also latest 65nm Athlon X2 can be upgraded to quad core using the same method:

780G/790GX are great chipsets with great graphics and also low power consupmtion, but you will be limited to 2D with RadeonHD driver for some perios of time (propably about a year).
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