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post #11 of 19
prescott has more L2 cache and yes they tend to run hotter that's why they where nicknamed press hot lol
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northwood .130nm believe and prescott is .9nm
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post #13 of 19
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prescott has more L2 cache and yes they tend to run hotter that's why they where nicknamed press hot lol
Lol. Now thats a good nickname, but it seems they can stand more heat than northwood

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northwood .130nm believe and prescott is .9nm
Yes. But that doesnt mean something. I had a prescott and the only dif this makes is that the die (umm i think thats how the core of the CPU is called) a little smalled than the northwood. It just seems though that like ati with nvidia these two tend to be better in something different. I just like the fact northwood can be OCed.
    
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Get the Northwood, they rape PresHOTT in every possible way, they run much cooler and can take higher temps (go look at Intel's site) OCs well.
     
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Get the Northwood, they rape PresHOTT in every possible way, they run much cooler and can take higher temps (go look at Intel's site) OCs well.
Yeap I already bought it. Seems there are 3 diff P4 northwood at 3GHz. One of them seems too new and its out of my budget, the others seems to be bad at overclocking and i was about to buy it because it costed 5 less euro and the one i bought that its Vcore can go up to 1.525 and is good at OCing. I never imagined there are so many diff versions of a CPU. Well soon I will see if my new northwood (which i am thinking to OC ) will be better than my RIPieces prescott)
    
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post #16 of 19
Northwoods and Prescotts both come with HT. Prescotts run a lot hotter then northwoods but you can get a good OC on them if you get a good cooler. Prescotts also have more L2 Cache.
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post #17 of 19
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Northwoods and Prescotts both come with HT. Prescotts run a lot hotter then northwoods but you can get a good OC on them if you get a good cooler. Prescotts also have more L2 Cache.
Well I got a scythe ninja plus although i mounted a silent eagle 120 led instead the stock which has less airflow.
    
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post #18 of 19
If you have a Scythe ninja there would be no need to worry about temps, you shoulda gotten the prescott
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post #19 of 19
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Well I got a scythe ninja plus although i mounted a silent eagle 120 led instead the stock which has less airflow.
Good buy on the scythe ninja and the northwood. You will get high overclocks while maintaining really nice temps. Have fun bud!
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