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If you want best bang for the buck, AMD has that... not trying to start a flame war, but right now they do! And who said they don't OC well? There are a few AMD quad cores that will OC over 4ghz and are priced around the $150 or lower!
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There are also a wide range of CPUs to bench on 775, although certain chips do exceptionally better on different boards. Also, a single core Celeron probably wouldn't be the best for folding. They can be had really cheap though, so if you break one, it's hardly a loss.
Fixed, lol!

I'd recommend the i5 661 or the 670. Those chips have the SuperPi leaderboard on lockdown.

http://hwbot.org/rankings/benchmark/superpi/rankings

The highest recorded 661 clock is 6.926 GHz and the highest 670 clock is 7.137 GHz.

You could also look into the i5 655K as it has an unlocked multiplier.
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ughh whatd id i told you about iX crap
i alrdy have one so i dun need one i just want to get it overclocked as hell since my main irg is my sig rig
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ughh whatd id i told you about iX crap
i alrdy have one so i dun need one i just want to get it overclocked as hell since my main irg is my sig rig
Dude, I know you are 13 and all, but could you at least attempt to make your posts easier to read man, being 13 is no excuse to create hard to read posts.

Just try and use full words and some Grammar and take your time with your posts man, it doesn't look like you even care if you make a mistake.
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Dude, I know you are 13 and all, but could you at least attempt to make your posts easier to read man, being 13 is no excuse to create hard to read posts.

Just try and use full words and some Grammar and take your time with your posts man, it doesn't look like you even care if you make a mistake.
Well i actually don't.

Anyway do you have any tips for me?
I would appreciate it if u know a name of a good overclockable processor.
That is relatively cheap.
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ughh whatd id i told you about iX crap
i alrdy have one so i dun need one i just want to get it overclocked as hell since my main irg is my sig rig
Why would anyone help you if you won't accept the help?

The i5s (it's a socket 1156 dual core) are cheap and MUCH more overclockable than anything else you'll find. Or you can get an i3 for even cheaper. The i3 540 is a best.

If you have some block against newer and better technology that isn't more expensive, just get an E8400 and a GA-EP45-UD3R.
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Why would anyone help you if you won't accept the help?

The i5s (it's a socket 1156 dual core) are cheap and MUCH more overclockable than anything else you'll find. Or you can get an i3 for even cheaper. The i3 540 is a best.

If you have some block against newer and better technology that isn't more expensive, just get an E8400 and a GA-EP45-UD3R.
i like new technology but since i alrdy have a i7 965 EXtreme edition.

i just want to overclock the processor for fun and.... well thats actaully all
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i like new technology but since i alrdy have a i7 965 EXtreme edition.

i just want to overclock the processor for fun and.... well thats actaully all
I'm confused, you want to spend your parent's money on an overclockable cpu....just because you want to?

Man I miss being 13
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If you have some block against newer and better technology that isn't more expensive, just get an E8400 and a GA-EP45-UD3R.
That would be a very easy and cheap route. You can find these mobo combos used for relatively cheap. P5q boards can take them up high as well.

If you're savvy you can flirt with 5.0 ghz.

Quote:
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i just want to overclock the processor for fun and.... well thats actaully all
Just for clock speeds I'd go the celeron route, but the e8X00 series are abundant in supply.
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Get an E8000 series Intel dual core, once you get it up and running, go look up an english grammar for dummies webpage and begin to read. Wen u typ lik dis it iz hawd tu uhderstand.

Seriously though, the E8000 series are great overclockers.
 
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