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Wouldn't a 185 be better, tiny bit faster? I dunno xD

I'd just like to keep it running for two years without having to upgrade.
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post #12 of 15
You'll just love any of the processors mentioned. I went from the 3500+ to my X2 4400 and it was wonderful even without OC'ing.

Your programs won't know what hit them with the new proc.
    
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post #13 of 15
The only difference between the 170 and the 185 is the higher multi, since most cpu max out at 3ghz on air, there's really not much point in getting a 185 with 13x multi (assuming you're going to oc). You will only need 300fbs to hit 3ghz with the 170, or 273fsb with the 175, you motherboard should be able to handle those speeds easily.
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post #14 of 15
Couldn't his motherboard potentially hit a higher fsb than that? I've got mine running at 333fsb right now, and it runs great. In all honesty, I'd be better off running at 250 I think, but I like seeing the higher fsb, lol. I've got my X2 3800 at 2.5 (333x7.5)...I'm seriously thinking about getting that opty 165 since my board loves going higher. Also, my HT can go as high as 1333Mhz stable. so yeah, I'm definately thinking about that opty, lol.

To the OP, I'd say definately go for the opteron. They seem like they are excellent chips stock, and even better overclocked.
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post #15 of 15
The overall speed of the RAM may influence the CPU choice. If the RAM is not a good OCer a large devider would be required so one may prefer to utilize a higher multiplyer and less CPU bus speed overall when forced to use an extreme RAM divider.
    
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