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Hey guys, I know this question is probably rhetorical, but if i made the jump from what i have now to a C2D Rig and overclock it like mad, will i really feel a diffrence? Like... i dont care about benchmarks, i mean, will things load much faster?

Thanks.

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Dude if you buy the cheapest C2D on the market and leave it at stock you'll be amazed.
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dude I went from a dual core AMD @ 2.8 to a stock e6600 and its great

2142 is CRAZY fast
    
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Get a 3600+ for like $70 and you'll notice a difference due to dual core
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My pentium D at 4 ghz to my first e6400 which was at 3.2 wasnt even close. 50-70FPS gains in most games.
    
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post #6 of 32
simple answer is fo sho you will
    
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post #7 of 32
Can you say BF2 map load in 35 seconds?

If you can then - get a C2D

Also - You won't belive the speed difference when installing multiple programs at once...........Its amazing...........
    
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post #8 of 32
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Yeah, im thinking of getting a 2160 or 2140 C2D or e4300 (since they are all around the same price range) and slapping a board and some ram on it, since ram is so cheap these days.

@ Mad

yeah, i load BF2124 maps in less than 35 secs.. lol

Raid + 2GB = <3
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post #10 of 32
I went from a A64 3200+ single core to my 6400 ............... world of improvement
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