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post #1 of 10
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My buddy has a brand new E6300 laying around that never got installed in anything. He said if he was going to have a chip laying around it might as well be my E4500 if I wanted to trade..
Should I?
I use my computer for:
Making music
Video editing
Gaming

With gaming being a very distant 3rd. Rigs in sig.

Any helps appreciated
post #2 of 10
I would say yes, The E6300 Has more L2 Cache. Also, It's not a Allendale, which typicaly run hotter then Conroes. Go for it.
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i'd go for it!
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Ask him if you can swap back if the E6300 turns out to be a dud overclocking wise
    
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Originally Posted by Avacado View Post
I would say yes, The E6300 Has more L2 Cache. Also, It's not a Allendale, which typicaly run hotter then Conroes. Go for it.
I thought they both had 2m shared L2 cache. The 6300 is 1.83Ghz and 1066Mhz fsb, whereas the 4500 is 2.2Ghz and 800Mhz fsb.

Im going to talk to him on monday and get the trade on. Thanks for the help!
post #6 of 10
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Ask him if you can swap back if the E6300 turns out to be a dud overclocking wise
yeah, good idea. How good of a 'buddy' is he?
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post #7 of 10
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He is a good enough of a buddy that I doubt he will trade, he will probably just give it to me if I sit and chat with him about crap for a while...
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You mean GIGAhertz?
    
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Yes GHz lol
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wow, I guess I jumped back in time.. thanks
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