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You're stupid.

And C2D's overclock FAR FAR FAR more than X2's. And the C2D blows anything AMD has to offer away.
LOL!!!He actually said "YOUR STUPID"!!!ROTFFL!!!
post #12 of 25
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You're stupid.

And C2D's overclock FAR FAR FAR more than X2's. And the C2D blows anything AMD has to offer away.
Well we're in the AMD board, what did you expect?

My C2D, if I had a decent OCing motherboard, beats any X2, and mine is a budget chip. Once you move up to the 2mb and 4mb cache range it becomes more practical to compare the C2D to X4 Phenoms.
    
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Ok then I am going for Intel C2D for now. Thanks a lot for clearing it up ^_^ But 2180? Is it better than 4500? I mean is 1 core vs 2 cores. Well anyway Thanks tons for the help everyone ^_^
    
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Anyone who says X2's are much better than C2D doesn't know what they are talking about.

Strictly performance.... not AMD bashing either.
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In general, Intel C2D OC is better than AMD X2. I have two AMD x2 for my kids and three Intel c2d for myself. It is pretty easy to have 50% OC on c2d. Depending on the budget, you can go for $50 E2180 OEM, $120 E4500 or $160 E6750.
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Sadly the budget stops strictly to E4500. I have posted a thread in intel forums with the parts the pc that my friend builds has and yes sadly strictly stops to 500 Euro.
    
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Fanboy police much

They will OC about the same if you choose the 5000+ Black Edition, as it has an unlocked multiplier
    
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Finaly i made someone get my attention. You have to say something stupid to do so. Lol i know X2 get owned big time by CD2 in every game. Its like 2 years now.
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Ok then I am going for Intel C2D for now. Thanks a lot for clearing it up ^_^ But 2180? Is it better than 4500? I mean is 1 core vs 2 cores. Well anyway Thanks tons for the help everyone ^_^
The 2180 is not better than the 4500, but it's not far behind. Both are dual core CPU's, and use the same Core 2 Duo architecture. I think Intel called the E21xx series "dual core" instead of Core 2 Duo to encourage people to get the more expensive CPU's. The 4500 has twice the L2 cache which can make a difference in certain applications, but I don't think it's worth paying more than twice as much for. The E2180 will be plenty of power for now. In less than a year they'll be releasing a new line of 45nm CPU's codenamed Nehalem which will be very tempting. I say get the E2180 for now and a Nehalem CPU when you finally start running applications that a 3.2GHz E2180 can't handle well (gonna be awhile haha).
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Yeah go for E2180 beacuse in games the difference is not big. I mean if you get 56FPS with E4500 you will get maybe 52 min and its very easy to clock 2180 at 3Ghz making it a relly nice PC.

Edit: a 6750 @2.66 ~ E2180 @3.0
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