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Old January 24, 2013, 02:29 PM
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For low end builds you might want to start considering AMD. On low end builds they offer a good bang for the buck that is usually better than Intel. Yes Intel > AMD for performance, but there is a point of diminishing returns for avg joes...and even four 'fake' cores are better than two 'real' cores....'specially when comping and contrasting w/ Intel Pentinum line (those are dogs). For most uber budget builds AMDs integrated gpu is more than good enough for basic games. Not great...but good enough. This leaves room for a better mobo in the budget...or even (my personal calling card) a SSD. A SSD + AMD > Vraptor + Intel i3

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