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post #21 of 50
I certainly can agree with Ben.
Getting even a 350w SeaSonic would be a better unit.

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I don't think you can push that far of an overclock with that board though.Maybe 4-4.2Ghz territory.I have no experience with it personally but usually boards at that price point aren't the best overclockers but if it can then that'll be something.

I was able to overclock an unlocked Phenom II x2 555 to 4.2ghz on that board in a previous build for someone but probably won't be going over 4.4ghz for a 24/7 clock. Did want to have a little fun with some suicide overclocks on it though, kinda why am not wanting to go with intel unless it's a k series.
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If you dont mind used, I got my board (not the one listed in my sig), a 955BE and a 4890 (with an arctic cooler accellero cooler thumb.gif) for 130 on the marketplace. Its last gen stuff but it still kicks butt.
     
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I've read all the reviews when BD came out and there is obviously lower IPC then with Phenom but it's not that drastic. Was going to build around a phenom ii x2 560 but they've been out of stock for a while at microcenter. I'd say a fx 4100 at 4.2ghz > Phenom II x4 at 4ghz in most cases though.

you might say..but i say NO..false info..not cool
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If you dont mind used, I got my board (not the one listed in my sig), a 955BE and a 4890 (with an arctic cooler accellero cooler thumb.gif) for 130 on the marketplace. Its last gen stuff but it still kicks butt.
^get this..
 
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no..but fx4100 is wayyy slower clock for clock
i'm not a folder..but have had both chips..and the celeron is MUCH snappier
OK..fx4100 is the worst chip i've ever had..netburst is snappier..p4 Northwood
..unless you want to count 4x86 p75 ..and for it's day..i could OC it it and beat pentium 200s tongue.gif
scratch that..cyrix 133 is the worst..fx4100 is second
It's hard to find a review with both the FX4100 and Celeron G530 in it. I did find one from Legit Reviews that has the FX4100 and Pentium G620 (1MB more L3 cache and 200MHz faster than the Celeron G530). According to that review the G620 gets beat by the FX4100 and that's with the FX4100 at stock. I obviously can't speak from experience like you but your over exaggeration about P4 performance suggest a slight bias.
Edited by Ben the OCer - 2/1/12 at 10:25am
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If you dont mind used, I got my board (not the one listed in my sig), a 955BE and a 4890 (with an arctic cooler accellero cooler thumb.gif) for 130 on the marketplace. Its last gen stuff but it still kicks butt.
That's an awesome deal. Sorry for the double post, I meant to edit my other one but did it wrong.
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Originally Posted by DCSRM View Post

If you dont mind used, I got my board (not the one listed in my sig), a 955BE and a 4890 (with an arctic cooler accellero cooler thumb.gif) for 130 on the marketplace. Its last gen stuff but it still kicks butt.
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I've read all the reviews when BD came out and there is obviously lower IPC then with Phenom but it's not that drastic. Was going to build around a phenom ii x2 560 but they've been out of stock for a while at microcenter. I'd say a fx 4100 at 4.2ghz > Phenom II x4 at 4ghz in most cases though.

would you now? doh.gif and you make these statements based upon...

just to clarify things..
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2063267

http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=2186279

Zosma is MUCH mo' bettah smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif

955 and a 4890>anything else mentioned in this thread
 
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That's an awesome deal and with free shipping. I'd love to have another antec 300, just not sure I can afford a case right now.
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That would be really good because they don't use crap unknown brands, it comes with a antec PSU biggrin.gif I may get that smile.gif
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