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post #11 of 15
the Sandy 4000 is def an excellent proc, but with an X2 your prepared for the future, but hey if you have the money get the 4000 now and an X2 later, you will def get a better OC with the 4000
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post #12 of 15
I would get the 3800+. I'm thinking of switching from my 3500+ to the 3800+ dual core....less clock speed...but I should be able to overclock to similar speeds and then have twice the number of cores for much more work to be done....
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The system will be mainly a gaming system. I told him the the 4000+ would be better for gaming. More than likely we wont be doing any overclocking.
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go with the 4000 then
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post #15 of 15
Actually if ya have a nVidia card there drivers are optimized for dual cores..

That means clock for clock the X2 is dead even with any single core of the same clock speed even the FX 57 when ya get the 1mb cored X2 chips

Personally if ya want to pay now and run it for 2 years or more you are way beter off with the X2..
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