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post #11 of 22
3700+ SD without a doubt!
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post #12 of 22
Clock speeds are something you can overclock, and make faster; you cant increase the amount of cache by some sort of overclocking By no doubt, go for the 3700SD.
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post #13 of 22
3700+ is the best

just dont cope out and get cheapy ram like me
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post #14 of 22
If you plan on getting one or the other no matter what, definitely get the 3700+. The 3500+ would be near pointless to get compared to your current 3000+. However, the best upgrade would likely be dual-core, either now or wait until prices drop some more.
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post #15 of 22
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Thanks for the input I will go for the 3700 then
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post #16 of 22
More L2 Cache means faster processing. Get the 3700.
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Originally Posted by frostbite
Thanks for the input I will go for the 3700 then
YAY!! yet another 3700+ owner, well soon anyways


is it just me or has there been alot more talk about the 3700's then the 148 opterons latly?
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post #18 of 22
The 3700 oc's alot better than the 3500 plus its a better Core overall..Check out some benchies
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Originally Posted by foxracing4500
YAY!! yet another 3700+ owner, well soon anyways


is it just me or has there been alot more talk about the 3700's then the 148 opterons latly?

it's true... I think partly bc the newer 3700's have been OCing basically the same as new optys. and AMD changed the prices so the 148 is now more expensive than the 3700+. I got my 148 right as the price changes went into effect so my cpu was about $20 more than a 3700SD... but now the difference is closer to $50
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post #20 of 22
i have both cpus and the 3700 is alot better
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