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e2180 versus e2160

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I know this has been discussed before, but it seems, from what I've read here, that recent batches of e2180s aren't quite as good at OC'ing as they used to be.

So my question is, if you guys were going to purchase one of these chips new today, which one would you go with?

Thanks
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I know this has been discussed before, but it seems, from what I've read here, that recent batches of e2180s aren't quite as good at OC'ing as they used to be.

So my question is, if you guys were going to purchase one of these chips new today, which one would you go with?

Thanks
The E2160 has been doing better lately. My suggestion would be to go to eBay and hunt down an E2180 with an older batch #.
Right now most guys are buying the E7200 for the budget chip. Some have reached 4.0ghz. Newegg has them $132 shipped.
    
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I have an e2160 that would do 3.1Ghz stable but even at that it was a real disappointment for performance, my old AMD X2 BE-2350 at 3Ghz seemed to out perform it.

Spend the money and get an E7200, I did and it`s great.
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I got one of the recent e2180's and I've managed to pull off 3.0ghz at stock volts, right after that I hit an FSB wall, and to get over the wall requires way too many volts.
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