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4000 sandy vs fx-55 sandy WHAT SHOULD I GET?????

post #1 of 39
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i got some money to buy a new cpu and will sell this KACAE
which 1 should i get? the 4000 or the fx-55
also which 1 is cheaper
post #2 of 39
A SD 4000+ wouldn't be an upgrade from a SD 3700+, I would suggest an Opteron 165 or 170.
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post #3 of 39
Out of those two I say the FX-55 since it has the unlocked multiplier and I'm fairly certain can be overclocked higher than the 4000+. But I think you should consider the Opteron 165 since its dual core and with the correct stepping has brought people on countless occasions to 3ghz.
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post #4 of 39
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how much and the stepping is?


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post #5 of 39
erm - go. For. The. 4000

On air im hitting stock FX-57 speeds with the worst stepping you can get!
post #6 of 39
I think they're about 180 on Newegg and heres the thread that should explain the steppings. http://www.overclock.net/amd-cpus/12...ngle-core.html
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post #7 of 39
I agree with Andy.

Chip in another 20 bucks and get an Opty 165, dual core FTW.
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post #8 of 39
Yea dont bother with the FX get the 4000 becuase you can match the speed of a FX-55 with a 4000. or get a Opty 165 or 170
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post #9 of 39
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how much is the
fx55
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4000
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post #10 of 39
unless your planning on putting the FX on ice dont bother

they run so damn hot its not worth it

why not dual core ??
    
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