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post #11 of 22
Pfft Socket 939 :3


Enjoy it though, I only recently changed from a Athalon XP, and it's still purring away right now.
Edited by Rixon - 5/8/11 at 6:06pm
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post #12 of 22
LOL funny thread.

Honestly just don't do upgrades that won't transfer nicely to a new rig. Like a badass PSU will follow you to any PC.

Same goes for video cards etc.
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post #13 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by 5starGeneral Alphasnake View Post
Most likely going 1155 before a SSD Or am3+ if bulldozer is that great.
Duals = sweet spot for games, low power, low heat, but still play games perfectly, i was actually thinking of locking down two of my cores to make it a dual core than OCing it that way to get higher clocks.
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post #14 of 22
Actually if I recall correctly *whips out the IIRC banner*

The x2 4200+ was a decent overclocker, unlike the windsor x2 5000+ series. I couldn't even get mine from 2.8 to 3.2 stable, it was barely stable at 3.1. Get a cheap cooler and see what clocks you can push
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post #15 of 22
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Pfft Socket 939 :3


Enjoy it though, I only recently changed from a Athalon XP, and it's still purring away right now.
Pffft Socket 775.
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I went from a socket 478 P4 northwood to lga 775 1.8 e2160. The difference is like night and day from single to dual core
    
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post #17 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Smoblikat View Post
Duals = sweet spot for games, low power, low heat, but still play games perfectly, i was actually thinking of locking down two of my cores to make it a dual core than OCing it that way to get higher clocks.
Not really.... try and play GTA4 or BC@ on a dual and get back to me.
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post #18 of 22
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Pffft Socket 775.
Hey, don't diss socket 775
I can almost fold and play minesweeper at the same time
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post #19 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tom1121 View Post
Not really.... try and play GTA4 or BC@ on a dual and get back to me.
http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...e-updated.html

He's only at 4.2 and it looks like he could play fairly okay

Edit: Sorry, double-posted
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post #20 of 22
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Oh and for you guys thinking why spend money on it.... Its was free
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