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im building a computer that is going to be hosted in a datacenter and host counter-strike source servers and im looking at the Pentium D 820 or the Pentium D 920 and i was wondering how much of a difference 2x1mb of L2 cache vs 2x2mb of L2 cache will make
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im building a computer that is going to be hosted in a datacenter and host counter-strike source servers and im looking at the Pentium D 820 or the Pentium D 920 and i was wondering how much of a difference 2x1mb of L2 cache vs 2x2mb of L2 cache will make
Not only does the extra L2 cache make it faster but the 9xx CPUs are 65nm so they run cooler, use less power and clock higher.
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Exactly what ^ he ^ said.
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so how much difference is this gonna make ..... is it going to speed things up a lot in hosting CSS servers or just in benchmarks
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For a server, there is no nead to get 2x2mb if you are trying to save some money...
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Yeah, but it's only about a $20 difference.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116213

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116237



I thought the 9xx chips had HT as well, where the 8xx series does not except for the EE ones, but I can't find anything that confirms the 9xx have HT. I could have sworn when I bought mine Newegg said it had it.

:shrug:

And in the 3.2Ghz, the 940 is a LOT cheaper than the 840., course, that's in the +$450 range already, so..... LOL
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Well with only a $20 dollar difference, there is no question as to which one to get! 65nm, 2mb, and newer technology! Although you don't need it, I would get the 940...
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