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which 165 opty is the best. cause I know there is this Toledo and Denmark. which is best for ocing?
also will they perform better than my FX55 san degio cpu?
I read a review that the 165 opty performs a bit lower than a x2 4400 and also celeron D.
what do u guys say?
post #2 of 21
Opty 175 or 180 if you have the money if not then the 165
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all 165s are technically the Denmark core - however CPU-Z reads it as the toledo core.

CCBBE is the best stepping for air/water though. If you wanna phase - find a CCBWE - it is less likely to be cold-bugged.
    
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Dontpassthefence is absolutely correct.

Id just go with a 165, not a 170 or a 180 because they all overclock just about the same...
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which 165 opty is the best. cause I know there is this Toledo and Denmark. which is best for ocing?
also will they perform better than my FX55 san degio cpu?
I read a review that the 165 opty performs a bit lower than a x2 4400 and also celeron D.
what do u guys say?
Toledo = Denmark, for all intents and purposes.

The reason why an Opteron 165 is slower is because its stock speed is only 1.8GHz; the X2 4400+ clocks in at 2.2GHz.

I'm sure the Celeron D is slower in all but MHz than either AMD chip named here. (In other words, the Opteron 165 performs better despite a slower clock speed.)
    
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If your motherboard can get high FSB speeds then get a 165, if not get a 170 or higher for the higher multi (then you don't need as high of a FSB to get a high overclock).
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will the 165 opty perform better than my fx55?. I really wanted to own a dual core but if it doesn't overperform my current chip then I don't wanna get one.
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Ys it out performs since most optys can hit 2.8 so it will be about 2 times as fast
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rep+ to all when I get to my comp. now I'm PDA. anyways my mobo is in my sig. I think it has high fsb support
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the a32 from ASUS can do 300+ FSB with ease. Just get some good cooling, lap the IHS on the chip (my opteron was HORRIBLY concave)
    
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