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Old 11-06-2013, 08:41 AM
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Quote from spydersdeals69 View Post :
I wouldn't say in "EVERY" way. AMD is more proficient at multi-taking, while the intels are better at doing single functions.
The differences aren't that dramatic either...think of tenths of a second differences for either and the term "blown away" becomes fairly moot.
The only reason AMDs are normally better at multitasking is because they have some 8 core processors and even those barely break even with i7s. These AMD APUs, at least on the CPU side, would be destroyed by an i3, let alone an i5. Their upside comes in the graphics capabilities, which far outstrip the Intel integrated offerings that come with the i* chips.

This means these APUs (AMD A* series) are relatively decent gaming processors by themselves, without even adding a second card. You couldn't expect to play Battlefield 4 on max settings on a high resolution monitor, but if you have realistic expectations of gaming without a discrete graphics card, this should meet or exceeds those expectations in every case.