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The E6550 is only $20 more so is the extra FSB worth the investment? Is there a greater multiplier on the E6550? I plan on pairing it with an Abit IP35-E.
Opinions on both will be appreciated, Thanks
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The E6550 is only $20 more so is the extra FSB worth the investment? Is there a greater multiplier on the E6550? I plan on pairing it with an Abit IP35-E.
Opinions on both will be appreciated, Thanks
E6420 was my chioce because of the mix of higher FSB and perfect price to possible performance ratio. Of the two, if your gonna do any gaming or editing on your comp the extra FSB will be wanted.
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I'd take the E6420 instead. Higher multiplier than the E6320 and the E6550 (they both have 7, and the E6420 has 8).. but then that's only if you overclock it.

I started a thread about E6420 vs E6550 a few days ago, so you might want to read it too
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heres an idea of what a E6550 can do. 3.8ghz on Air...



http://www.thetechrepository.com/showthread.php?t=181
    
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But with the FSB hitting that high, you gotta have some nice sticks of ram in there. If just the multi was 8x, I think a lot of people would be all over the E6550.
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