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post #11 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaxwellTD
well remember im only lookin to spend about 200 bucks on a CPU and motherboard

but that DFI is lookin good but i dont know all to much about AMD so what do you reccomend?
Get an opty 148: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103596

OR

3700SD: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103539

AND

DFI LanParty UT nF4: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152

Total - $225 or $198 respectively
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post #12 of 23
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103588

judging by the specs, it looks a hell of alot better for 50 bucks

how much do you think i could sell my current processor and MOBO for, mabey i could get that 50 bucks, atleast?
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post #13 of 23
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Originally Posted by MaxwellTD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103588

judging by the specs, it looks a hell of alot better for 50 bucks

how much do you think i could sell my current processor and MOBO for, mabey i could get that 50 bucks, atleast?
Well I was trying to limit my config to $200 or so with the 3700+, but if you want the dual core and 2mb L2, then definately go with the 165.. and I'd say that your current mobo and cpu could go for $125 if you're lucky maybe since they're both used and outdated...probably more like $100 though.
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post #14 of 23
Hmm...well an Opty 165 is $170 on Newegg and a DFI Lan Party UT NF4-D is $86.

Go with the mobo and a 3700+ for overclocking. Total price ~$180 with shipping
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post #15 of 23
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hmm i can spend 250, i have the money just dont wana spend too much

how much better is the opty from the 3700+

it seems to have a much higher L1 cache and a higher L2 soo that looks like a fairly high boost right there not to mention its dual core wich would make me realy happy
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post #16 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaxwellTD
hmm i can spend 250, i have the money just dont wana spend too much

how much better is the opty from the 3700+

it seems to have a much higher L1 cache and a higher L2 soo that looks like a fairly high boost right there not to mention its dual core wich would make me realy happy
The 3700+ and the Opty will OC to around the same (3Ghz depending on batch) with good air cooling. The 3700+ is essentially a 165 cut in half, one core, 1mb L2. But the 3700+ has a 2000MT/s HTT link and the 165 has a 1000MT/s HTT... So it's your call.

Good luck with whatever way you go!
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post #17 of 23
Yikes... they're back in stock.... IF you're gonna get one, you better get it soon,... these 165's probably won't stay in stock for long.
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post #18 of 23
If you can stretch, that far, than go with the Opty 165 and the DFI LanParty.

Total would be about $262 with shipping...heh, a little over but well worth it. Plus that 165 is a great OC'ing processor
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post #19 of 23
Thread Starter 
ohh damnit the processor just went out of stock lol, ill buy it later i guess
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post #20 of 23
You do realize that by current consumption estimations, you might need a new PSU also right?
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