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I have A 64 2800 @ 2.53 with 1.75v but its 130um core. Semprons are 90um and use less voltage but downside is the 256KB L2. So should I get, will I get a better overclock because the fact that it uses less voltage and leaves more voltage options for me?
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post #2 of 66
Only if its like, a 3700 Sempron

I say get atleast a 3200 Venice. Semprons are great budget chips but I wouldn't touch one for OCing.
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post #3 of 66
Semprons are like Celerons. Don't buy them unless you are building a computer for your parents.
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post #4 of 66
A Sempron 3600+ for socket 754 performs pretty well, sure why not overclock it!
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post #5 of 66
why would you not OC a sempron?!

http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc?id=48301

I used a 3300+ for awhile and i must say there is no diffence in it and a A64 3400+ in real world gaming.
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I was thinking about giving my dad my current CPU and him buying me this:

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...anufacture=AMD
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post #7 of 66
that is a bit much for a sempron.. you can find them cheaper around
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Quote:
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I was thinking about giving my dad my current CPU and him buying me this:

http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...anufacture=AMD
No. Buy a 3700+ or something better for like $25 more.
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post #9 of 66
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No. Buy a 3700+ or something better for like $25 more.
I can only get from what's in that store. Nothing is closest to me
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post #10 of 66
From that site, I say get the 3400+ for the higher multiplier.
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