Is Intel Core I7 930 2.80 Ghz as good or better option than AMD

"C. Bergström" cbergstrom at
Sat Nov 6 19:34:47 UTC 2010

eculp wrote:
> I've always been an AMD fan but am getting the idea that they are 
> loosing their edge.  So my question if the Intel Core I7 930 2.80 Ghz 
> is as good and option or is their a better AMD at a similar o cheaper 
> price?
> I plan to install this in a GigaByte GA-X58A/UD7 motherboard with 6 Gb 
> in a Cosmos-S Cooler Master cabinet with extra fans and Cooler Master 
> 600w power supply.
> Any comments appreciated.
> Please copy me on your answers.
What will you be doing with it?  Will you actually be running FBSD on it 
and what sort of applications? You're talking about value here, but who 
is going to do the research for you.. So please don't be lazy and pick 
an exact AMD processor you're looking at.. (most likely 

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