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So here's the deal,

my cousins wants to upgrade his pc, but his mobo sucks. He currently has a X2 4000+, and some baseline Gigabyte board w/ no voltage options. He was going to get the 5000+ and OC it, but he has to get a new mobo to do so. So back to square one...

Which would be better OC'd,

e21x0 or X2 5000+?
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post #2 of 24
the 2180 but if you can change the multiper on that motherboard i would get the 5000x2
    
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the 2180 but if you can change the multiper on that motherboard i would get the 5000x2
I can... but on his current 4000+ I can't raise the multi any higher than stock (10.5 x 200).

Thus, I don't think I would be able to change it on a 5000+ BE
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post #4 of 24
I could get 3.0 on my e2180 on stock voltage and 2.95 on my e2160 stock voltage.

My vote is e2xx0
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post #5 of 24
well the 4000+ has a locked multi (can only go down)..the BE has unlocked multis which can go both ways..
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post #6 of 24
The E2180 will beat the X2 5000+ when overclocked by a fair bit.
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e2180 = Core 2 Micro Architecture. 'Nuff said.
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Originally Posted by redsunx View Post
e2180 = Core 2 Micro Architecture. 'Nuff said.
Actually, I am not sure about that. I think the E2xxx are actually a "Dual-Core" architecture. Not the Core 2. --> I think.
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post #9 of 24
Either 5000BE or E2180 is fine in this case but my vote to E2180.
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Actually, I am not sure about that. I think the E2xxx are actually a "Dual-Core" architecture. Not the Core 2. --> I think.
It's Core 2.
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