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E2180 To E6400 Upgrade???

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is this and upgrade or would i be better just sticking with the e2180?
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post #2 of 10
It's an upgrade, but not an enormous one.
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post #3 of 10
hold out for an X2 dirt cheap
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post #4 of 10
nah not really keep what u've got unless u really want it.

If u really want an upgrade go for a E6550/E6600 or a E8400
post #5 of 10
Stay the course until you can upgrade to a 45nm, like I'm doing.
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post #6 of 10
Don't upgrade unless it's an E8400 or Q6600/Q9450+
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post #7 of 10
get and 8200 and you should be good for near 500fsb in that mobo m8
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post #8 of 10
It is a upgrade but not the big one. May be E7200, E8200 or E8400.
post #9 of 10
if you overclock anything, i'd call it a downgrade e6400 has a 8x multiplier whereas the e2180 has a 10x multiplier.. i dont htink the 1mb cache difference will affect much
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post #10 of 10
The e6400 can do decent clocks for a first gen c2d

The E2180 at 3.2 ghz gets similar 3dmark06 scores as my e6400 at 3.2, so just oc the e2180
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