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Well finally i will be building my so called Dream Machine ( well not really, i'd rather have dual 1207's btw).

Anyways i was wonder what is better to get? and what are the differences between the 5600+ and the 6000+.....

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Obviously just the clock speed. I'd recommend you get a 3600+ Brisbane since it will oc to 3Ghz fairly easily. The 6000+ won't oc much farther than it's stock speed, if you have a good chip it may hit about 3.3 but you have a better chance hitting 3ghz with a 3600+ than hitting 3.3ghz with the 6000+.
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Between the two I would get the 5600. Its 2.8 ghz stock and will likely overclock to 6000 speeds (3 ghz) and maybe higher for less money.

All in all they will both probably overclock the same due to the limitation of the 90nm process.
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Originally Posted by lonnie5000 View Post
Between the two I would get the 5600. Its 2.8 ghz stock and will likely overclock to 6000 speeds (3 ghz) and maybe higher for less money.

All in all they will both probably overclock the same due to the limitation of the 90nm process.
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I'd highly recommend you get the 3600+ if you can, you'll save a bundle even with the price drops tomorrow.
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the 6000+ can get higher than that... doesnt chozart have a 6000+ he had his at 3.8?
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the 6000+ can get higher than that... doesnt chozart have a 6000+ he had his at 3.8?
Not always, 3.8ghz on a 6000+?!?! Good overclocks for the 6000+ roam around 3.3-3.4ghz. That's if you have a good chip, it's not guaranteed to do that.
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post #7 of 42
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the 6000+ can get higher than that... doesnt chozart have a 6000+ he had his at 3.8?
Are you mistaking the Quad core or E6600 for the AMD 6000+ ?
    
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The 5600+ and 6000+ have the same core... right?
    
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post #9 of 42
Save yourself some time and a few headaches and get the 6000+ and not try to overclock them. It's better to have a fast stock chip and OC it instead of trying to overclock the slow chip to keep up with the chip you almost bought in the first place.

Logic dictates 6000+
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post #10 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by highwhey View Post
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I'd highly recommend you get the 3600+ if you can, you'll save a bundle even with the price drops tomorrow.
how do you know when prices drop?
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