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A64FX-60 vs. PEE955, clash of the titans!

January 10th, 2006 by Lightkey

“Noo, not here too!” you scream, but it’s useless.
Today, LinuxHardware.org is back after a long wait with a marvelous test as expected, comparing today’s released AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 with intel’s Pentium Extreme Edition 955 that will be available on January 16 along with a new chipset, both dual core chips and adding the fastest single core CPUs from both sides for good measure.

Go right ahead to the article if you are really willing to spend a grand on a CPU.

3 Responses to “A64FX-60 vs. PEE955, clash of the titans!”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    $1000 = cpu
    $550 * 4 = quad 7800gtx sli

    nuclear reactor to power all the parts and the air conditioner in summer = priceless

    where am I going to get the money?

  2. Trizt Says:

    Did run the memcoder test on my current machine and it lost with 141% against the AMD dual core, I had expected more for the amount of money, this don’t make me to get that excited of those new x86 64bits.

  3. Anonymous Says:

    I remember paying over $1000 dollars for my Pentium II 400mhz processor…

    I got my moneys worth, It’s still powering my Linux fileserver… with close to 2TB of storage.

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