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Right thinking of buying 3700+/ supposed to be fastest s754 on market is it worth it? from waht I have or will I even notice the difference?
 
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If you overclock it it will make a difference.
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Quote:
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If you overclock it it will make a difference.
so! yep then

this site me OC of course
 
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post #4 of 17
I guess it depends how much you're paying for it

It's pretty much a dead end upgrade, so keep that in mind.
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post #5 of 17
Its really a lateral upgrade.

You'd get a performance boost, but it'd be a dead end upgrade. Save it for a C2D rig or something.

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Quote:
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I guess it depends how much you're paying for it

It's pretty much a dead end upgrade, so keep that in mind.
Exactly. Its a dead end upgrade, but it can be had for quite cheap. You'll notice a larger increase in performance due to the higher clock speeds as well as extra cache.
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post #7 of 17
I doubt you'll get much more out of it than the OC you have now.
    
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post #8 of 17
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But I was thinking that it has a l2 cache of 1024KByte and the stock speed of the processor is 2.4ghz, so I would be hoping to get it up to 3ghz ish
Also the multiplier is unlocked
 
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post #9 of 17
If its like... 20-40 quid I'd buy it.
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post #10 of 17
I doubt you would be able to get a Clawhammer 3700+ to 3 Ghz without phase.
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