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Are Intel P4 processors better for Photoshop, etc.?

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Hi.

I am an intensive digital imaging user (Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator) - using high-end 3rd party plugins, and have been led to understand that Intel P4 processors are better at running imaging programs like Photoshop.

Is this true?

NB.  I don’t use the PC to play any games!!!

Advice much appreciated.

Cheers!
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Yes, P4's are better at video processing than AMD's, which are good at gaming and office apps.

Athlon 64 compared to other cpus
A64 2800+, 3000+, 3200+, 3400+, AXP 3000+, A64 FX51, A64 FX53,
P4EE 3.2, P4EE 3.4, P4 3.2, 3.0, 2.8, P4 3.2E, 3.0E, 2.8E
http://www.anandtech.com/cpu/showdoc.html?i=2038&p=1
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