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No No No. I dont find its slow at all. Just that Everyone is always like ''OMG get C2D'' When an Opty can do what you need Just fine.
If one was given system 1 an AMD X2 at 2.2Ghz with a fine overclockable motherboard and good dram or system 2 an Core2 at 2.2Ghz with a fine overclockable motherboard and good dram, which would you choose?

Enough said.
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post #12 of 16
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Well, looking at the bank account, list of gifts I need to buy for the holidays, and the number of hours I work, I cant shell out anything but for a CPU.

My motherboard doesnt officially support Opterons, the Epox CPU support sheet doesnt list them for my specific board, but does for others in the EP-9NPA3 ( i believe an AGP board) I know no one officially "supports" Optys it seems... should I safe screw it and get a 165 or 170, or should I play it safe and get an x2... which seem impossible or a regular san diego single core?... any suggestions please!!!
     
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post #13 of 16
You know what you want...lol...grab the operton 165
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but... im afraid it wont run, then im gonne **HAVE** to buy a DFI LP Ultra D... lol
     
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you will definetly benifit from the opty...even if you can only run your board up to ..say 2.7...on the operton you got dual core...soooo
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Ok!! I ordered the Opty 165, lets hope for a cooperative Stepping...not that I want any extremes, just a boost over stock.

Also got me a 160gb seagate HD, so ill have 2 160gb drives

got some AS5 and the cleaning solution

a silverstone 120mm adjustable fan for the exhaust, and ill be ordering another once i can justify getting a a multi fan speed controller for fans that already have them.

My cooler master only has one 3.5" slot on the face of the case... why give 2 slots inside the case? gah

Also got my bro his DVD/RW Drive and found a decent deal on a gf6600 for his comp. I cant wait until this stuff comes in!!

Then I get to build 2-3 computers!!
     
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