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i currently have a sandy 3700 clocked at 2.9. I am wanting to upgrade my cpu but don't want to take a hit in my gameplay fps. basicly i'm looking for a duel core socket 939 that has 1mb L2 cache that can overclock to at least 2.9 so i am just adding another core instead of exchanging one fast one for 2 slightly slower ones when run in a single core app.
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The X2 4200+ has the same 2.2GHz clock speed as the 3700+. Anything higher than that would be faster than the 3700+. The X2 4400+ Toledo features 1MB L2 cache per core.

Check it out. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...top_Processors
The Manchester and Toledo cores are socket 939.
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Here. I kinda asked the same question in this thread....
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I thought all dual core S939 CPU's topped out at 2.8-2.9GHz?
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Now I'm feeling not-so-fresh because I just bought a 3700+ a couple weeks ago and you guys are already leaving me behind!

I can't really provide any real-world information about how high the X2s can overclock, but you might try getting a dual core Opteron because in general, they're supposed to OC higher than their A64 counterparts

Further reading: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...22_.2890_nm.29
Only the "Denmark" is socket 939 dual core.
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Shees indignation the 3700 I bought was for 200 and 2 weeks later it dropped to 99... I still love me lil cooker! The 3700 isn't bad at all! Especially @ 3ghz

Off topic: Whats your stepping Indig?
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Originally Posted by indignation
Now I'm feeling not-so-fresh because I just bought a 3700+ a couple weeks ago and you guys are already leaving me behind!
Ditto, about a month ago for me. If you try and keep up with the people on this site you will be broke over night
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Ditto, about a month ago for me. If you try and keep up with the people on this site you will be broke over night
I second that one!
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Originally Posted by NeRoToXeN
Whats your stepping Indig?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by indignation
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Figures....
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