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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103526

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103588
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Opty 165 FTW! If you plan on OCing, the Optys are great processors! And they're pretty cheap at the moment...
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The Opty 165 hands down. Not even a question. The FX-55 is a single core chip and is outdated. Not to mention the Opty is cheaper and will clock higher granted the stepping.

You could look for an X2 3800 as well, otherwise go with the Opty!
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Another Opty choice here - I think you know what to get now
    
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Heh. What about a 4400 that I can get from a friend?
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That works too. I'd buy the Opty IMO not unless the 4400 has been proven to be a good OCer.
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post #7 of 11
Yet another vote for the 165. And here is my reasoning:
http://valid.x86-secret.com/show_oc.php?id=129038
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Opty... DUH.
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Opty... DUH.
Not much of an AMD guy, but I would have to agree. Higher clocks, more cores, and overall reliability.
    
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opty 165. look in my sig
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