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Pentium 660 or 661?

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I'm building a new system and my budget for a processor is in the $400 range. I already have the motherboard-Asus-p5nd2-SLi. I'm lookin to overclock to at least 4.5 Ghz, so thats where the confusion comes in-65 nm or 90 nm? And yes, if anyones wondering, I am planning to use a water cooler.
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The 65nm will give you a better overclock than a 90nm would so get the 661 Welcome to the forum
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I agree with the 65nm CPUs, I feel that they are going to go very high on water.


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Get the 661 if you want a chance of getting that high.With watercooling as you said your gonna get you have a chance of hitting 4.5GHz.Welcome to the forums dude
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65nm is inherantly cooler than 90nm... You may wonder why is a better processor cheaper? Well because 65nm is also cheaper to manufactor than 90nm. Weird huh! How often is newer tech cheaper than older stuff?
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