Need a new development machine?

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Then you should consider the Athlon64 FX 53.

Scott Willeke writes:

The Fastest Processor for Visual Studio .NET is...

...The AMD Athlon64 FX 53. Tom's Hardware Guide explains more here. AnandTech also has a review which includes Development Workstation Performance benchmarks, where they write: "AMD just adds to their lead when it comes to software compilation."