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AMD Athlon 64 3700+ Vs. 4000+

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Both with San Diego cores witch one would be better overall with price and performace taken in to consideration.
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Most likely the 3700+, it wont oc quite as far most likely, but the 4000+ just isnt worth that much extra money.
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Most people go for the 3700+ because it overclocks well and its a bit cheaper. If you have the $ though, the 4000 has potential to overclock a little higher.
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Both with San Diego cores witch one would be better overall with price and performace taken in to consideration.
Well in terms of value the 3700+ is definitely the winner there and performance between both will be quite small. You could also overclock the 3700+ to 4000+ levels quite easily probably on stock cooling as well.

The 4000+ is good for someone who needs a lot of single threaded CPU power but does not want to overclock. On the flip side, hardcore overclockers can also take advantage of the extra multiplier which makes overclocking easier.
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The 4000 is obviously slightly higher grade than the 3700, In my opinion its not worth the extra money. If it is a budget issue, I would spend a little more on ram or video card rather than trying to decide between these two processors.
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The 4000 is obviously slightly higher grade than the 3700, In my opinion its not worth the extra money. If it is a budget issue, I would spend a little more on ram or video card rather than trying to decide between these two processors.
What are you basing that on?? You can easily hit the limits of the San Diego core with an 11X multiplier.
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Best price/performance ratio goes to the 3700. However the 4000 will overclock a little higher in the end.
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