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I know the general ups and downs of both northwoods and prescotts... Is it worth buying a prescott at that speed compared to a northwood?
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The Northwood looks better IMO. Price/performance wise its a better buy. Plus, it will run quite a bit cooler than the Prescott core.
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Yeah performance wise is what I am looking at ( for games ).
A few opinions would be nice
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If you are looking at spending that type of money on a chip, look to go to conroe or wait a few months. With Kentsfield on the horizon, Conroe will be sure to go down substantially in price.
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I kind of want to get one of these right now :l Anyone else care to input their opinions? I want to see what everyone thinks and see if more like one or the other.
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No one else? Ok I guess I shall go with the northwood ^^
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Yea Northwood..

Or for about $50 more bucks you can get a conroe that will totally clobber what you have now.
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lightSource could I get a link to that Conroe?
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post #9 of 20
www.intel.com

Conroe is the new thing.

A northwood is probably worth all of about 5c right now .
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Why does the prescott say it has 1meg cache whilst the northwood says it has 512mb of cache, if that chip had 512meg then bobs my uncle.
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