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I'm choosing between the dual core opterons, which ones do you guys think offers the best value/price? Also, which overclocks the best or is most stable? Thanks!
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they all overclock like crazy, i'd say get the cheapest one cuz its still fast, or a little more up the chain like 2.2ghz
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I'm choosing between the dual core opterons, which ones do you guys think offers the best value/price? Also, which overclocks the best or is most stable? Thanks!
Best cost per clock is the 165.
$75 more only gets you 200mhz for the 170.
$175 more gets you 400mhz more for the 175.

I bet you can easlily get the 165 to 2.6 ghz.
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I got the 165. It's amazing. I will be fiddling a bit more with my overclock once I get my new PSU. But, it's rock solid stable right now.
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I agree with the 165. At the time of my purchase I was not able to find a 165 anywhere so went with the 170 as it was in stock. Had I been able to, I would have went with the 165 purely on a cost/performance potential.

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