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You're better off with what you have. You're not going to get 3.0ghz on that sempron, and even if you did, the 2800+ would probably still do better.
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i don't know my sempron kicked ass.
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I've seen Athlon 64 vs Sempron benchmarks. Even with higher clocks, the semprons cannot compare to A64s, especially in gaming. The Sempron OCed had a huge amount of bandwidth but wasn't able to perform close the the Athlon at all.

Edit: Besides, a 2800 @ 2.53 isn't bad at all. My CPU does everything and it's the same thing only at 2.37. Don't upgrade it unless you're doing like video editing/encoding or something like that.
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i always got around 120fps in Gmod9 and when i upgraded to my 3400+ it was like 135fps.. not worth the $70 more for it.
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i always got around 120fps in Gmod9 and when i upgraded to my 3400+ it was like 135fps.. not worth the $70 more for it.
So, why are you telling him to downgrade?
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post #17 of 66
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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.
Are you kidding? I've gotten mine to 3.0ghz! It's a forty dollar CPU, at 2.8 the performance difference is only 3% up against an FX 57
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Are you kidding? I've gotten mine to 3.0ghz! It's a forty dollar CPU, at 2.8 the performance difference is only 3% up against an FX 57
I'll need some major for that.

It's not forty bucks either, it's $95 which is about $75 USD.
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I'll need some major for that.

It's not forty bucks either, it's $95 which is about $75 USD.
They don't have my model on newegg.com anymore, It used to be 40$, I swear to god.

I will post benchmark scores when I get off work at 7.
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They don't have my model on newegg.com anymore, It used to be 40$, I swear to god.
I'd like to see the benchmarks, maybe make a new thread for them?
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