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I have seen in stores some cpu's that had these specs:
P4 skt 775 fsb 533mhz 3.0ghz
P4 skt 775 fsb 800mhz 3.0ghz
Wich would be the best overclocking cpu?
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533 mhz would be best. It's easier for your mobo to handle the lower starting FSB, giving you more headroom.
    
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But the 800FSB would give you better general performance, probably even at a slightly lower clock speed.
    
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533 mhz would be best. It's easier for your mobo to handle the lower starting FSB, giving you more headroom.
Umm no... it wouldnt matter. If you get a board that is "Presscott ready" It will overclock just as well. Your default FSB has no bearing on overclocking
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So , would the 533mhz fsb and the bigger multiplier, get to 800mhz , like the other cpu?
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That would mean 4.5 GHz. Not likely, esp. on air.

I'd personally get the 800MHz FSB one. Either will overclock about the same, as ThaWaxShop indicated
    
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Right well I don't know all that much, that's just what I've read round these forums.. lower FSB is better for overclocking.. *sigh*
    
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