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I am thinking of get me an intel 650 3.4 cpu 800 fsb ,I cannot afford core 2 duo right now but i heard this cpu is very overclockable
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If you already have the rig with that socket, and are just looking to upgrade, then it's an OK processor. I would not build a rig around it, though.
    
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That Pentium 4 650 Prescott is socket 775 I believe. What motherboard do you have? Or are you building a new system? I wouldn't build one around that processor.
    
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post #4 of 14
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
If you already have the rig with that socket, and are just looking to upgrade, then it's an OK processor. I would not build a rig around it, though.
what he said...same thing on my mind,dont build around it..its a waste of money.
    
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post #5 of 14
You might as well save up for a low end C2D.

I've seen E4300s for about $120 on the interwebs.
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Isent that in the 60-70$ range? you can get a C2D for less than 120$,I would just wait and save up for the C2D if i where you.
    
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post #7 of 14
The P4 650's go for ~$100, and for about the same price you could get an E2160. Even @ 1.8GHz, I'm pretty sure that Allendale could run circles around a 3.4GHz P4. It says "Pentium", but the E21xx CPU's use the Core 2 Duo chipset.
    
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post #8 of 14
Fill in your current rig here and decide if your actually ready for a new CPU. Also, if your just upgrading, save your money and buy a C2D later on and you might even be able to afford a whole new rig by then.
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post #9 of 14
Pentium D 805 is probably cheaper and is dual core.

I've built systems with 630's, 650's and even a 661. They aren't bad but they run insanely hot.
    
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post #10 of 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by jonny1989 View Post
Isent that in the 60-70$ range? you can get a C2D for less than 120$,I would just wait and save up for the C2D if i where you.

He means isn't, save up for C2D its better to wait 2 months longer then get something now that wont be worth squat in 08'
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