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should i get the Opty 165 (1.8ghz) $160
Opty 170 (2Ghz) $203
X2 3800 (2ghz) ~$175ish
X2 4200 (2.2) $183
or X2 4400 (2.2) [1MB L2] $226

i was origanly thinking of getting the FX55 for only $220, but i need dual core.

X2s are cheaper, and prety good at ocing.
Optys are expensive but great at OCing, very stable, and what ive heard last longer because they are made to be for servers, so they must be reliable.
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Get the 4400 X2 for the 2x1MB L2 cache
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get the opty 165 because:

1. It requires less voltage
2. it runns cooler
3. it has 1mb L2
4. its cheaper
5. it OCs really well
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post #4 of 7
Quote:
Originally Posted by dizzy4
get the opty 165 because:

1. It requires less voltage
2. it runns cooler
3. it has 1mb L2
4. its cheaper
5. it OCs really well

the opty 170 same as above but has 10x multi which helps
    
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If you got the cash, definitly the Opteron 170.
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ya, i think il go with the 170
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165 for the price.
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