AMD Vs. Intel Processors
The battle between the x86 giants rages on, spurred by the March entries of Intel's Nehelam EX (Xeon) and AMD's Magny-Cours (Opteron). Still, many server buyers remain processor-vendor-neutral; more than one-third of survey respondents told us, given equal price/performance, they'd buy either AMD or Intel or the processor wouldn't even factor into their decision. Nearly another third said, price/performance being equal, they'd go with Intel, vs. only 5% who said the same about AMD. Nearly a quarter said they'd go with Intel no matter what, vs. only 1% who expressed similar loyalty to AMD.
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