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I need some other help. I am between 3 CPUs right now. One northwood that has 512 cache, one prescott that has 1mb cache, is older (stepping C0) and the voltages it has are 1.25 - 1.525 and a prescott that is newer (stepping D0) and the voltages it has are 1.25 - 1.4. What do I do? ^^''
    
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I found something similar. Its a series of pics of the actual process. These guys did the same thing I was describing (sorry can't find link to the vid). Check out post number 38 (kali tihi): http://www.overclock.net/intel-cpus/...highlight=8ghz
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post #13 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by weltall View Post
I need some other help. I am between 3 CPUs right now. One northwood that has 512 cache, one prescott that has 1mb cache, is older (stepping C0) and the voltages it has are 1.25 - 1.525 and a prescott that is newer (stepping D0) and the voltages it has are 1.25 - 1.4. What do I do? ^^''
I'd go with the larger cache. Not sure on the stepping of those suckers.
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post #14 of 16
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I'd go with the larger cache. Not sure on the stepping of those suckers.
Seems in 3d programs and ofcourse games northwood wins while prescott is better in normal programs. I am looking around in articles. Actually this looks like a comparison ati vs nvidia that you see each company be better are something while not being that good in something else. Although northwood seems that can be overclocked and that makes me want to get a northwood.
    
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post #15 of 16
I'm surprised noone else has jumped in with opinion.
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post #16 of 16
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Well it doesn't matter any more. I already bought the northwood. OCing all the way. I do want to OC it and cover for the lost one. I will just OC it up to 3.2 (umm i bought a 3.0) or maybe 3.4. Hope unlike my prescott it will not have high temps.
    
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