“First off let me say that both these systems are great and owning either one is a privilege as they exceed the normal standards of what most home users need to accomplish their daily tasks. IF you are looking for more than just an awesome gaming rig the Intel V8 platform is an excellent choice for the user who wants to be able to have excellent gaming, and the ability to maximize their efficiency in the workstation arena as well. AMD’s 4X4 platform is a very nice platform for those who want fast gaming and the ability to run most 3D applications at a very good rate.”
Here are some more Systems articles from around the web:
- PC Specialist Apollo Q6600-X system – value or not? @ HEXUS
- Shuttle SG33G5 Pro SFF XPC – Intel G33 @ Tweaktown
- HP Blackbird 002 Gaming System @ HotHardware
- Custom Computer Buying Guide @ TechwareLabs
- AMD vs. Intel: What to Get? Which is Better? @ PCSTATS
It’s hard to say that either the AMD 4X4 platform, or Intel’s V8 lack in performance, as they are going to be a huge jump from current platforms. Not that motherboards.org is going to let that stop them. They take reference models of both out for a test drive and benchmark them. Head over a get a good look at what these platforms will be capable of when they are released to market.