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I just really like to know, I woulden't mind oc the AMD. And I'm looking for power that can help me in games.
    
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When overclocking, nothing compares however, there isn't a game out right now that a can bring a Brisbane 3600+ to its knees.
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Games are more intensive on the gpu not the cpu.
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It is true, with the Brisbane, It's really difficult to see any difference in games if you use the same video card. I upgraded forn an X2 388+ (yes, the 939 version) to an E6300. I didnt notice any difference with the same video card.

EDIT: now, in a few years, maybe I might, but overall, nothing. Both compared at stock and overclocked, they loaded everything at the same speed....
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It is true, with the Brisbane, It's really difficult to see any difference in games if you use the same video card. I upgraded forn an X2 388+ (yes, the 939 version) to an E6300. I didnt notice any difference with the same video card.
Because your previous CPU wasn't bottlenecking the card.
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for todays games, gpu is far more important than cpu - even with a p4, you can still play intense games at high settings if you have the gpu power. if you are looking for something really cheap, the pentium 2 series is really cheap and coming out soon. 2 cores, less cache, highly overclockable.
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So is a 3600 gonna be good for now? Its only 70$
    
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save your money for the intel 2140 - 1.6ghz, 1mb l2 cache, 75 bucks, overclocks very well.
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