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I got a 3.0E with aging 478 arhetecture. I earn $125 a month. So I was wondering, If I save up for like 4-6 months. Whats a good CPU to upgrade to?
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Any modern CPU is a good CPU for folding. That 3.0 socket 478 will do fine.
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I'm folding on a 3.2E and 2.4B, and both crank out WUs very efficiently.

As far as the future goes, hold off to see what new CPUs are out and where the pricing is at the time. Processor markets are so volatile that it's difficult to have a good picture of where things will be in six months.
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