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amd opteron 148, What is you guys thoughts on this cpu?

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I planning to purchase a 3700+ or opty 148. Which would you guys say wuld be the best overall for oc'ing, price, overall effeciency?
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It's a crapolla shoot between which would OC better.... core stepping dependant.
The 3700+ seem to be OCing very well lately!
    
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Some have gotten 3.0ghz with the new SD.
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Go for the one that is the cheapest. Right now that would be the 3700+.
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The Opties are really hit or miss, its either going to overclock out the roof or poop out at 2.7ghz.

The Sandies, from what I have heard, are all getting around 2.8-3.0 depending on the overclocker.
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id go with the 148 dependant if you can search and find specific steppings but ofcourse this takes a little bit of research and a small headache to find the right stepping for u. but if you just wanna buy a good ocer without a little research go ahead and get the sandy from a recommened seller that still has a good cpu stepping in its stock.

like the Inquisitor said..the 148 is either a hit or miss.
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