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I would like to know the difference between AMD quad core processor and i7 processor. Which one of them is best suited for high end programming needs?

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closed as not constructive by Sathya Aug 7 '11 at 5:03

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@Sathya: I am sorry to ask this, but why was this closed? What is wrong with the question? – Abhishek Aug 8 '11 at 6:59
you're asking 2 questions at once, and this -> "best suited for high end programming needs?" isn't really a good question – Sathya Aug 8 '11 at 7:01
@Sathya : Thanks for the clarification, if I would have known I would have edited the question :) instead of letting being closed...That was bit disappointing...In case I haven't got an answer yet, I would have been forced to ask the same question again with more precise explanation on "high end programming needs" or just forget the question ;) Some courteousness would be of help..Thanks! – Abhishek Aug 8 '11 at 7:11
The faq clearly means shopping recommendations are off-topic and likely to be closed and what sort of questions not to ask. Closing the question isn't the be-all, aned all, you can still edit it and flag for reopening. – Sathya Aug 8 '11 at 7:16
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Intel Core i7 2600K - 3.4GHz - 1MB L2 - 8MB L3 vs AMD Phenom II X6 1100T BE - 3.3GHz - 2MB L2 - 6MB L3

This website will allow you to compare selected processors and see different results in certain scenarios.

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