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post #1 of 22
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Just as the title says...Which CPU

Athlon 3800+
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103531

Opty 146
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103598

Same price
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Opty 1 Vote
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post #3 of 22
I'm really unsure about this.
Single core(high overclock) V Multi core(low overclock). Sorry I'm no help.

Edit:: The opty has 1mb level 2 cache, and the 3800+ only has 512kb. Just another thought.
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The opty 146 is single core also...
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They are both single core and I have heard they both oc fairly well...I did not notice about the 1 meg cache on the opty...REP+ for that detail..
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post #6 of 22
Im leaning towards the opty for its 1 mb cache.
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post #7 of 22
Why not dual core? Pick up a nice Opty 165 or X2 3800.
    
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post #8 of 22
Get the Opty 146
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post #9 of 22
Have you thought about saving a little more and getting an Opteron 165

1.8Ghz
2mb l2 cache
Dual core.
post #10 of 22
Opty 146 out of the two you listed but id say go dual core too.
    
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