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What's the cheapest architecture to build computer for Linux?

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Looking at AMD it seems they have the most bang per dollar for software performance. Intel has fastest overall performance but they're expensive; they want $239 for an I5-4670K haswell whereas you can get a fx 6300 AMD vishera for $120 (that's half price for about the same performance; same price as intel I3 2120 and you have less trouble overclocking if you're into that). Benchmarks also show fx cpu's outperforming I7's (I7's can be really expensive) in many benchmarks (without march=native)http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...rabdver2&num=7 and very good multi-core scaling overall ht (HowTos)