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AM2 Opterons are not as good OC as 939 Opteron are. I say go for BE.
I don't have proof at that, but from what I've heard the socket 939 Opterons (specifically the 165 and 170) were the best OC'ing Opterons made to date. There are probably a lot of people here that will account for this. I haven't heard too much about the AM2 Opterons, myself.

I've also seen a lot of praise for the Black Edition 5000+, and seen some amazing overclocks in the mid 3GHz range on air cooling. Sorry, I can't remember specifically who, hopefully they'll chime in on this thread. I know there are some OCN members with OC'd BE 5000+ CPU's.

IMO, for socket AM2, I'd go for the BE 5000. Get a good HSF, take advantage of the unlocked multi, and overclock it like crazy.
    
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HWbot shows an avg of 3.227ghz for the 1210 but thats only with 4 entries
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post #13 of 18
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HWbot shows an avg of 3.227ghz for the 1210 but thats only with 4 entries
HWbot also shows the average overclock of the 5000+ Brisbane is slightly higher, at 3.243GHz (scroll down).

To be honest, the "sampling" of submitted CPU data could be highly skewed. It's far from being objective, scientific testing. In other words, your results will most likely vary.
    
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Is is common for that chip to oc so well or does he have a cherry? That is a great deal though
Jaclipse, nothing is ever guaranteed when you purchase a processor. In my opinion I would only judge a processor by it's averages in terms of overclocks. In all honestly, the 5000+ BE would be your best bet only because it has a unlocked multiplier. Overclocking with a unlocked multiplier should be fairly easy but again it's not guaranteed you'll get a 3.2Ghz OC .
I wouldn't be surprised if the Santa Ana core in the Opteron is the same as the Windsor core in the 6400+ ect.

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post #15 of 18
I would also go with the BE. Both have a chance to OC as well, but the BE will be easier and the difference is negligable.
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Easy is for nOObs..Real OCers dont need BE's..More satisfying to go Old School OCin
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Ended up getting the BE as you can see in my sig. Easiest overclock i've ever attempted and 100% stable. Thanks for the help everyone
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Ended up getting the BE as you can see in my sig. Easiest overclock i've ever attempted and 100% stable. Thanks for the help everyone
Jaclipse, glad to hear it man Good job!
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