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Opteron 148 vs A64 3700+

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Same stock clocks. (2.2Ghz.) Same stock multi. (x11). Same cache. (1MB). Both awesome OCers.

Winner = ?

Just wondering.
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my moneys on the opty
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Luck of the draw really.. Good luck if you plan on getting one!
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If they are both awesome overclockers go with the 3700+. Clock for clock it will outperform the opty cause the opty has relaxed memory controller timings
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3700+. Just because I have one.
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My $$ is on the opty too. They use higher quality silicon for the opterons.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bdattilo
My $$ is on the opty too. They use higher quality silicon for the opterons.
No, they don't.
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My $$ is on the opty too. They use higher quality silicon for the opterons.
No they dont. Opterons cant seem to overclock as high as the san diegos anymore either, and stay stable that is. Like WaxShop said, the sandy will outperform the opteron (slightly), clock for clock. There is nothing more "rugged" about the opteron like some people think.
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ThaWaxShop has owned both.. I believe. So let him decide which is best.
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It really depends on the steppings (obviously), but I would just go with whatever's cheaper. It always seems like those who buy opterons always get pretty good steppings whereas the 3700+, a lot of forum members haven't been so fortunate. Also, stay away from OEM 3700+s.

However, as far as Venus Core Opterons, I don't know if my statement still stands. I was talking about Opterons in general. I do have a Venus Core link in my sig tho. There's like 5 people on it I think lol.
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