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Opteron upgrade?

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ok, ive been thinking, i need an up grade, i was thinking about the Opteron 144, or if i have the funds, a 165. or should i get an AM2 system with a sempron and 512 ram? i have an early xmass gift a Visa gift card with $50 on it and it is re loadable, so i can put as much as i want on it. i can get the 165 if I save my lunch money, literally... my dad gives me $25 a week, so $100 a month. so what should i do?
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dual core. It's already commin to a poitn where you need to have dual core to be gaming and folding and just about everything else. now that quad cores are comming out, upgrading to anything other than a dual core chip wouldn't be worth it.
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Considering you have a 3800+ at 2.8, I stay with that and watch where the newer stuff is going in about 6 months and keep saving up
    
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ok, i think ill wait and see how things go
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OPTY 165 is not a disappointing proc. at least 2.8 if not 3.0 GHz! (proof in my sig)
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