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Originally Posted by Marager View Post
well,going dual core is ALLWAYS good,ALLWAYS,for games and for apps
its a big diffrnce when one core has to run 40 proccess's (thats including the windows proccess's and explorer.exe which slow teh %$#$ out of any single core)
and when one core runs windows and one core,WHOLY runs a game,big performance diffrence there.not to mention the multi-tasking.
+ going core2dou is a better choice really,altho a little bit more expensive,id rather buy a whole new system instead of upgrade the system i currently have because the performance is uncomperable!
and the price's should drop after xmas.
When do you run 40 processes? I run 14 when Windows started up? :***:
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post #12 of 26
Screw that cpu

Get this:
http://www.komplett.co.uk/k/ki.asp?sku=313936
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If you REALLY want dual-core, yes, go for that one.
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post #14 of 26
Pointless not going dual core nowadays.
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pointed out earlier, if i got that CPU, i found it hard to find a motherboard compatible too, i would want a 170 Opteron if anything to be honest, i am going to run it at stock, its just the fact that i am going to drop down 500MHz less but it is dual core. i am looking into that i would want them but i see a lot of pentium d running 4GHz not sure if the megahertz myth applies to them cpu, but still around the same price. except the Pentium D has a bigger L2 Cache and bigger clock speeds, also this CPU is cheaper, the opteron 170 is around £130, this is around £90 at the moment is about saving money and getting a good spec. i understand your arguement towards this but, both of you guys are using AMD. which could give a biased opinion.

i am open minded. thats why i am looking at this CPU at the moment.
post #16 of 26
I cant really say either, as im a amd guy

Free Bump though
    
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theres so many opinions flying round... i want this 3GHz Dual core, motherboard and GFX card. its sweet just waiting for christmas to become over maybe get them a little cheaper.
post #18 of 26
An Intel with DDR will mean you have to get a ****ty mobo.

s939 would be alot more suitable for keeping your PC3200 RAM.
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i want to go dual core, and go dual core cheaply, scan.co.uk is a website i been looking, good prices, good customer support, and reasonable shipping. they have all the hardware i need there, with the Intel Pentium D 930 work with PC3200 memory?

AMD is somthing i would like to stick to but if the intel looks better in price and works better [bigger L2 cache + clock speed] then i would want to jump to that.
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I would take a Opty 165 over a 930 anyday.
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