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im trying to decide between the AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ 3.0ghz or the Athlon 64 FX-62 2.8GHz .....looking at the specs of these two...they are very similiar in price and specs.....i have had very good success overclocking my current Athlon 64 x2 3800+ so i will be definitely be overclocking my new cpu as well....i guess the short question is : which of these bad boys should i get ?
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whats wrong with getting a Core 2 Duo/
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because i already have a good motherboard and i dont want to change it out...i want to upgrade only the cpu.
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post #4 of 24
The 6000+ would be the faster cpu at stock. Not sure about overclocking.
post #5 of 24
but for the same price as a 6000 you can get an E6600 and a decent OC'ing mobo if you sell your CPU/mobo, and that would overclock a lot better.
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whats wrong with getting a Core 2 Duo/
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but for the same price as a 6000 you can get an E6600 and a decent OC'ing mobo if you sell your CPU/mobo, and that would overclock a lot better.
Dude, if he doesn't want to change his mobo then that's up to him. I wish I had more experience with the choices he made. But since I don't I won't recommend anything.
LOL..I'm just breakin your stones.
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post #7 of 24
If These are the candidates then I would go with the 6000+.
    
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post #8 of 24
Some of the people say that the AMD Athlon 64 FX doesn't overclock good.But maybe there wrong.But to me I would go for the 6000+.
 
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post #9 of 24
The FX can get up to 3.1 3.2 usually on air. 3.1 is the most people get usually..

The 6000+ @ 3 is similar but just the multiplier is locked.
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post #10 of 24
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is that the biggest difference between these two....one has locked multiplier and the other one doesnt ? and of course , the 6000+ is a little faster stock than the other. does anyone know firsthand how the 6000+ overclocks ?
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