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post #11 of 15
If i could do it again I would have gotten a 3200+ or a 3000+ seems as though they all cap out around 2.7/2.8
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Well my BIOS is screwed so i cant OC anything till MSI bring out 1.C Bios so im just looking to upgrade to a faster CPU since i have alrady upgraded my GPU and RAM
     
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post #13 of 15
go with the 3700+ imo
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post #14 of 15
I would go for 3700+...I got the 3500 and always wish I had the extra cache. OH, and retail is nothing different than oem. usually the prices are the same or worse for oem anyways for some reason...
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Originally Posted by Sideburns
I would go for 3700+...I got the 3500 and always wish I had the extra cache. OH, and retail is nothing different than oem. usually the prices are the same or worse for oem anyways for some reason...
Retail costs a pit more and has a thermal pad on the HS already, NOT on the cpu.

edit Sid has had some trouble with his 3500+ i think thats why you want the 3700+
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