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Pentium D 925 Or keep X2 550 BE

post #1 of 8
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Okay, so this guy is selling a D 925 for 15$ Right now. I totally wanna snag it, but would it be a performance upgrade (at all) from this X2 550 BE right now? I see people getting 4.5Ghz With this chip, and that would TOTALLY be good for gaming since I really don't need a Quad-core right at the moment.

Would it be good to grab it and a motherboard?

Does it have a DDR2/DDR3 Memory Channel? I want to keep my Ripjaws DDR3.
post #2 of 8
I don't think it would be worth it......Pentiums are all slow now, even the fancy ones.
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I think I sense sarcasm but in case I'm wrong: It would be a huge downgrade.
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post #4 of 8
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I think I sense sarcasm but in case I'm wrong: It would be a huge downgrade.
Okay. XD - I was just wondering, since it's there for 15$.
post #5 of 8
Huge downgrade.

The Pentium D's were basicly 2 pentium 4s glued together. A long time ago I had a Pentium D 820 (the difference between the 900's and 800,s were the 900's were 65nm and 800's were 95nm) clocked at 3.6 then I upgraded to a Core 2 Duo e4400 and at 2.0 spanked the 3.6 pentium d.
post #6 of 8
Not worth it unless you already have the mobo.

I have a Pentium D, 90 nm, dual core, 130 watt TDP!
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not worth it. it would be a downgrade from your chip :/
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post #8 of 8
Have you tried unlocking your 555?

And yes PD's are dogs.
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