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Why get opteron 154 qwhen you can get FX57?

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FX 57 has unlocked multipliers... why get opty?
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Because not everyone has $1000 to dish out on the FX-57 when they can get the performance of an FX-57 for less than $200.
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dude the 154 is like the same price... duh. dunno man that is really wierd. I can't fathom paying that much for a processor anyways
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oh you were talking about the 154, that I have no idea
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Well for one the processors are targetted towards different markets. You wouldn't use an Athlon64 FX chip if you need a mission critical server, heh whomever goes that route will be in deep trouble if something were to go wrong.

Next, you don't overclock a real server so multiplier adjustments are useless.
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Well, the 154 is more of a server type, or is "supposed" to be for more server oriented stuff. I would totally get an FX57 if I was spending that much, but I guess its just preferance to somebody that thinks they have a good stepping 154, and then it might even OC better then an FX57
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