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post #11 of 25
Definitely go for the 920. You already have DDR2, and overclocked, the 920 will beat the 3800x2. From the intel section people post anywhere from 3.8 to 4.5ghz on air !
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post #12 of 25
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Hey, that 920D is looking sweet! That may have to be my next cpu! I dunno though.

How high can it be overclocked with a big typhoon as cooling?
You are looking at about 3.9 to 4.2Ghz on a Big Typoon with AS5.
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always figured there was a difference between ddr and ddr2, but if theres no difference then why is amd coming out the AM2 to support ddr2 if there no performance increas?
DDR2 has the capability of being better, but it is not better in nature. You see, DDR2 has the ability of reaching far higher speeds than DDR, meaning that when CPUs finally get the 1066+FSB the DDR2 will start to shine.
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post #14 of 25
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You are looking at about 3.9 to 4.2Ghz on a Big Typoon with AS5.
Hey man you're running better than a A64 3700+(30s @ 2.9GHz-i think) in superpi >> http://www.overclock.net/838440-post24.html

Athlon64 3700+ 2.81 GHz (255/510) Air cooled - 29secs(superpi) >>> http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.c...id=1815&page=3
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Hey man you're running better than a A64 3700+(@ 2.9GHz-i think) in superpi >> http://www.overclock.net/838440-post24.html
Just wait until I get my 2nd GB of RAM. My superpi time should go into the 27 second range... hopefully!
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post #16 of 25
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You are looking at about 3.9 to 4.2Ghz on a Big Typoon with AS5.
Do you think completely stock it could do 3.7GHz?
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Do you think completely stock it could do 3.7GHz?
The stock cooling is not worth much. You will probably get temperature problems past 3.3Ghz, but I really don't know, my stock cooler is still in the box!
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So overclocked to a 3.8 4.2GHz is it more in par with a 4400 by AMD? Or would it be better/worse?
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post #19 of 25
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So overclocked to a 3.8 4.2GHz is it more in par with a 4400 by AMD? Or would it be better/worse?
Well it would be unfair to compare a $240 processor to a $460 computer really is not fair...

I am really not sure what you mean by 3.8 4.2Ghz... I am guesing you mean between 3.8 and 4.2Ghz? It will be close to the 4400+, but the 4400+ will overperform it slightly. But, I'm really not sure. A 920 at 4.0Ghz beats a stock FX60.
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post #20 of 25
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Well it would be unfair to compare a $240 processor to a $460 computer really is not fair...

I am really not sure what you mean by 3.8 4.2Ghz... I am guesing you mean between 3.8 and 4.2Ghz? It will be close to the 4400+, but the 4400+ will overperform it slightly. But, I'm really not sure. A 920 at 4.0Ghz beats a stock FX60.
Yeah, I meant 3.8 - 4.2. I am just trying to show a friend some good CPU's, but he says "I'm an AMD Man" so it is hard. No sense in not going with the best CPU out there but whatever. Hopefully he will atleast not get a s939 and wait for AM2 instead.

This looks like a CPU I might get sometime though. Depends on if I get a good summer job or not.
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