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whats is the best overclocking chip to get to the 2.4ghz+ under $60???

i have an asus maximus formula x38 motherboard!! woot!

http://www.asus.com/products.aspx?l1...89&modelmenu=1
Edited by kwanghyun - 12/26/08 at 5:52pm
    
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My first choice in that range is the e5200 $82 + free shipping
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...6072&Tpk=e5200

But sticking strictly within your budget, the e2200 $69 + free shipping:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116063
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LOL..I EDITED IT :] thanks though! i will look into the e2200!
    
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Look! I found a e2200 for 59.66!!!
    
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Are you using any kind of aftermarket cooling or just the stock?
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post #6 of 14
Best
Intel Pentium E5200 (12.5 Multi)
Intel Pentium E2220 (12 Multi)

Intel Celeron E1200
Intel Celeron 430
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post #8 of 14
I tried few E2200 before. The E2200 is a good OC if you are on budget.

http://www.overclock.net/intel-build...00-budget.html
post #9 of 14
But with a X38 Mobo even a E2180 and / or E2160 should oc to 3.0GHz +
post #10 of 14
if you dont have much money to buy a good proccessor, then buy it used you can save a lot. check ebay
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