"real budget offering" includes Processes per watt !!
Originally Posted by Zapitron
It looks like at the very end of the article, you realize that you comparison-benchmarked it against the wrong thing. How about against other $130 CPUs? AnonymousCoward's "If you want real budget offering you buy AMD of course" statement is exactly what you should have explored, IMHO.
In most parts of this planet, electricity is expensive, in the lifetime use of a computer. AMD loses big time in this regard. Simpletons only examine immediate purchase price. Life long running costs are the most important, including the cooling of overheated gadgetry.