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Performance and overclockability wise whats the best cpu out on the market for less than $120?
    
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for around 120 you can get a Core 2 Duo e4300
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Am2 X2 3600
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E4300 definitely. You can get a much better overclock/performance than a 3600 X2.
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Am2 X2 3600
lol not the first time ive heard that
    
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E4300 definitely. You can get a much better overclock/performance than a 3600 X2.
overclock E4300 for gaming won't make any different, AM2 X2 3600 does make a HUGE different when overclocking it
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I'm selling my 3600 x2 for $55 shipped if sold by Thursday
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e4300 or e2160.
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if the AMD dual cores are so much slower than the Core 2's, then definetly don't go with the X2 3600...I'm even kinda dissapointed with my e4300 and that's coming from a s754 Sempron 64 with 128kb L2 cache.
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if the AMD dual cores are so much slower than the Core 2's, then definetly don't go with the X2 3600...I'm even kinda dissapointed with my e4300 and that's coming from a s754 Sempron 64 with 128kb L2 cache.
thats making me reconsider intel as a posibility at all
    
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