Intel vs AMD – The latest CPUs

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Intel vs AMD – the latest CPUs

Intel and AMD are the two dominant players in the PC processor market, and they are competing for market share both locally and abroad.

Intel’s 9th-generation processors are its latest offering and they deliver great performance and energy efficiency compared to the previous generation of chips.
 

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Retailers are taking advantage of the AMD hype at the moment with their pricing. The 3900X is R500 cheaper than the 9900K from the suppliers.
 

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Important factor that this article completely fails to mention is all ryzen cpu include a cooler. Many intel cpu's do not. This needs to be included when any pricing comparison is done.
 

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The biggest issue for me is that some games are already updated to take advantage of multiple cores and not just quad which only a few supported anyway. So it's no longer a case that Intel is better across the board for gaming as it was with first release. Memory handling has also improved drastically with Zen 2 where the first gen Ryzen CPUs were hampered by it. Gaming benchmarks don't give an accurate representation of an everyday pc with multiple programs and processes running.
 

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Intel and AMD "calculate" (read: market) their TDP differently. Actual power draw under load favours AMD by about 20% when looking at 3700x and 3900x vs 9700K and 9900K respectively, definitely not "roughly on par". There's even a graph in the very article quoted in this piece, did the writer even read that article?
 

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Gaming benchmarks don't give an accurate representation of an everyday pc with multiple programs and processes running.
Most benchmarks cover productivity & gaming. Intel still has a narrow lead on gaming whilst amd takes it in productivity. When you bring price into the equation the R5 3600 takes the cake.

Unles you're an extreme gamer it's amd all the way.
 

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Intel and AMD "calculate" (read: market) their TDP differently. Actual power draw under load favours AMD by about 20% when looking at 3700x and 3900x vs 9700K and 9900K respectively, definitely not "roughly on par". There's even a graph in the very article quoted in this piece, did the writer even read that article?
Is that a rhetorical?
 
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