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can't decide: amd 64 3700 or 3800?

it's only $6 difference in price, which one would you recommend for ocing??
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post #2 of 13
3700 wins hands down. More cache + better overclocking = win.
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post #3 of 13
3700 because its a Sandy core which overclocks better than the 3800's venice core.

Also the 3700 has a 1mb which is better.

Info on 3700 steppings:
http://www.overclock.net/faqs/101138...stepping+guide
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Go for the 3700 as it has more cache memory , is known to be a good overclocker, you can overclock the extra speed the 3800 has.
    
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jep get the 3700+ or the 4000+ san diego..... more cache
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post #6 of 13
Go for the 3700, better OCing and also has a bigger cache.
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post #7 of 13
Get the 3700 SD, much better overclocker....
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Thats that sorted then
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Thats that sorted then
thanks for the info, the choice is now clear!
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