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I personally don't like to buy used, especially from places like Craigslist.

840 is a steal at $62, and the extra power of the 965 won't really matter for gpu folding. If you do choose the 965, make sure to test it properly before handing over the cash.
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So if we cancel out the 965, and narrow it down between the 840 and the Opteron, which would be the better choice here? The Opteron is probably around 3 years old, but benefits from 6MB L3 cache and is only $13 more. Opinions?
    
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