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my 3700 is getting old and need a new cpu?

post #1 of 14
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my 3700 is getting a little dated now im seeing that i should go DC any suggestions? i got a budget of $120 and want a good OCer,something that can hit 3Ghz or close to it?

thanks
post #2 of 14
I think majority would say Opty 165. CCBBE mostly guarantees 3.0ghz and even if you dont get a good stepping you will most likely get atleast 2.6ghz out of it.
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post #3 of 14
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what are the chances of me getting that stepping?
post #4 of 14
Well you could try ebay...or a store where you can choose the stepping.
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nope i dont got a paypal account nether will i get 1
post #6 of 14
Try Tankguys ..i think you can choose the stepping with them.
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post #7 of 14
tank guys are out of stock and only the la such in such stepping when they restock.
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post #8 of 14
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any1 at ocn selling it?
post #9 of 14
I have one, it's a naked chip that does 2.9@1.35v. PM me if interested.. otherwise Newegg's LCB9E's are good too.

edit: CCBBE 0615DPMW
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post #10 of 14
I just got my Opty 170 ($115 plus free shipping) from the egg yesterday (stepping in my sig rig) to replace my 3700 that was at 2.86 and even stock I noticed a huge difference.
    
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