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Could someone clarify the following:

Intel Core 2
Core 2 Duo
Xeon
Xeon Quad Core
Core i7

What would the AMD equivalents be? I have no particular reason for asking, I'm just curious.

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This question is too ambiguous, you haven't clarified if you're talking about performance or timeline comparisons for example. Also your accept rate is abysmally low, consider accepting answers in your older questions. –  John Jul 8 '12 at 16:27
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Go look at Tom's Hardware cpu comparison charts. They runs tons of tests and list many processors. A great resource for CPU's and VideoCards

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Core 2 Duo would be equivalent to Athlon X2,the both are dual-core,but there are sure some differences in performance

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  • Intel Core 2 - AMD Athlon 64
  • Intel Core 2 Duo - AMD Athlon 64x2
  • Intel Xeon - AMD Opteron
  • Intel Core i7 - AMD Phenom 2 x4
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Opteron is the Xeon equivalent as this tends to be for server or other high-end systems.

Core i7 is Intel's latest architecture so the closest AMD equivalent would be "Phenom II"

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