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are the pentium d 9xx much better than 8xx series?
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The 8xx are Smithfields and the 9xx are Preslers. Both are Dual Core processors.

Smithfield (get the specs here):
Cache size: 2x1MB
Number of transistors: 230M
Core size: 90nm

Presler (get the specs here):
Cache size: 2x2MB
Number of transistors: 376M
Core size: 65nm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by z_one
The 8xx are Smithfields and the 9xx are Preslers. Both are Dual Core processors.

Smithfield (get the specs here):
Cache size: 2x1MB
Number of transistors: 230M
Core size: 90nm

Presler (get the specs here):
Cache size: 2x2MB
Number of transistors: 376M
Core size: 65nm
if i compare AMD athlon 64X2 3800+ with 930 of Pentium D, which one is better in terms of gaming + game programming?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FaTTie
if i compare AMD athlon 64X2 3800+ with 930 of Pentium D, which one is better in terms of gaming + game programming?
Well the 930 is a newer generation, 65 nanometer and the 3800's old generation, 90 nanometer. The 930 will overclock a lot higher and possibly due to that maybe perform better. Also it has more cache. I'd wait and see what amd's coming up with next
    
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The x2 3800+ is = to and better than the 860 pentium D
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That is Thumper's OC with a Presler!

4024Mhz on a 920! (2800Mhz) His RAM is 1:1 and he is using air cooling!
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^holy crap! that's like getting a EE for 250 bucks!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by frostbite
The x2 3800+ is = to and better than the 860 pentium D
comparing what? If your just comparing what AMD says (ie 3800+) your to much of a fanboy
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wowza
comparing what? If your just comparing what AMD says (ie 3800+) your to much of a fanboy
How do you like your 920?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wowza
comparing what? If your just comparing what AMD says (ie 3800+) your to much of a fanboy
Well if you read any reviews on the x2 3800 you will see that it is indeed a better cpu than the 830 pentium d
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