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post #11 of 57
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
Isn't the 3600 cheaper? And when OC'ed im'm sure it competes with even a E4300 OC'ed

Very nice budgeted CPU
the K8 needs like 400mhz to break even with the Core 2...so, overclocking both would still keep the E4300 ahead. Still, the 3600 is a great deal, and I'm impressed with their ability to undervolt at stock speeds.
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post #12 of 57
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Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
Maybe I'm wrong, but this is the way I view it.
but the article actually evaluated the chips, the best price/performance chip is the X2 3600, that's in their conclusions.
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here come all the fanboys...i'm outta here before i have an aneurysm
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post #14 of 57
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here come all the fanboys...i'm outta here before i have an aneurysm
I'm just trying to understand why he interpreted the data the way he did....
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post #15 of 57
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Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
In other words, Best Bang for the Buck CPU's performance wise are:
  1. Core 2 Duo E6600
  2. Athlon 64 X2 5600+
  3. Athlon 64 X2 5000+
  4. Core 2 Duo E4300
  5. Athlon 64 X2 3600+

Yay, I'm # 5
They didn't number them as to which as best. All they did was list the five best processors for your money in order from least expensive to most. Then you just reversed the order.
post #16 of 57
However if overclocking was factored in the only AMD cpu that would remain on that chart would be the 3600+.
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post #17 of 57
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Originally Posted by Malaziel View Post
However if overclocking was factored in the only AMD cpu that would remain on that chart would be the 3600+.
Quite true - but not everybody overclocks. Just 5-10% of people.
     
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post #18 of 57
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Originally Posted by Urufu_Shinjiro View Post
Heck, they could have saved their time and effort, I think anyone who pays atttention around here could have told them that, lol. I think I speak for a lot of us regulars when I say "DUH!"
Is kinda obvious. The 5200+ should be up there somewhere is my only complaint. The reason i bought it was the amazing bang-buck ratio. Wish i have a 5600+ though the extra cache and a 200mhz overclock make it the best AMD CPU.
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post #19 of 57
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Originally Posted by Digikid View Post
Actually the number one should by all measn go to the E4300.
No, not even close. The E4300 doesn't have that great bang-buck.
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post #20 of 57
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No, not even close. The E4300 doesn't have that great bang-buck.
How does it not?
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