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Whats special about the opty 165?

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Other than dual core, just how much faster is this cpu compared to what I already have? At the same clock speed as im at currently (2.6) will the 165 be faster? or about the same? Anyone know what the difference is between the 2, other than dual core? And if there would be a good performance increase over what I have now?
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It will definitely will be. Also, the Opty 165 has a better chance of hitting 3.0(depending on stepping) If you enjoy multi-tasking any, you'll love the Opty 165. Also, you're somewhat future proof since its dual-core and the majority of computers being built now are dual-core and software for it is becoming more commonplace in the market. Grab that Opty 165.
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post #3 of 6
they're the same other than dual core...lol.

2.6 with two cores is faster than 2.6 with one core....

But most likely you can get a little more out of it....

highly recommended...I made a similar upgrade, and thought it was night and day.
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Ok thanks!
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Its a dual core processor which overclocks very well
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I went from an Opty 144 to my 165.

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