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Cedar Mill or Presler (Please answer quickly, ordering tonight)

Poll Results: 920 or 651?

 
  • 47% (10)
    Presler 920, 2.8Ghz 4mb L2, 800Mhz FSB, 65nm
  • 52% (11)
    Cedar Mill 651, 3.4Ghz, 2mb L2, 800Mhz FSB, 65nm
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post #1 of 27
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Hey, I am buying a new processor to hold me over until Conroe (sold my 550 last night). What should I go with, 920 or 651? They are practically the same price. I will be heavily overclocking on water with my new P5WD2-E Premium.
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post #2 of 27
Given your conditions, I would personally go with the 920 and pump up the volume.

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The thing is, I don't think dual core will present a huge advantage over single core until Vista, at which time I will have Conroe.
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post #4 of 27
the cedar mill will prolly oc higher, so go with that
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post #5 of 27
It would take a lot of Vc for the 920 to reach 4.6ghz. 328x14

It would take less Vc for the 651 to reach 4.6ghz. 275x17

On water. Tough choice but I'd rather go for single core with higher clocks that can easily be achive than one that can risk damage to the CPU by running it with such high Vc. There's a big chance that the 651 could do that 275fsb on less than 1.5Vc. So 651 IMO.
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Cedar Mill
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post #7 of 27
presslers have been getting some decent OC's. I would go pressler.
    
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post #8 of 27
Id wait for a Conroe, those things are gonna be Monsters. =)
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post #9 of 27
on H2O
275 FSB = presler (Better Multitasking (Prob future games)))
300+ FSB = Cedar Mill (Better games) + water = 300 X 17 = 5100 . ive dont think AMD has a 5100 single core FX57 would be 4200-4300 overclock maybe 4500-4800
most MB 275 in not a problem, remember that ASUS board is not a DFI but 300 FSB should work with the proper,PSU etc.
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post #10 of 27
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Quote:
Originally Posted by UberN00B
Id wait for a Conroe, those things are gonna be Monsters. =)
I have no processor... I just sold my 550! Im not waiting 6 months using my old 266Mhz PII IBM Labtop!


I think I am going to go with the Cedar Mill, and last words?
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