posted on Mar, 3 2006 @ 02:57 PM
I don't know where anyone gets AMD's running too hot, they ruyn cooler than P4's.
I have an athlon 4000 with factory heatsink and fan, it idles at 22 degree's C and max's out at 387 degree's C being pushed with cpu burnin
My p4C 3 gig idled at 32C and maxed at 55C.
Now, I admit, the FX series processors do tend to run hotter, but still cooler than equivelent p4 processors.
In my professional experience, P4's are better for multi tasking and office productivity programs (M$ Office and such) and AMd's are better for
Ever since Amd introduced dual core processors, there really is no need to run Intel anymore.
here is some more cpu info for u: