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    AMD 3700 SD
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    AMD 3700 SD REV E
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    Opteron 148
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post #1 of 7
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I'm finding that I'm settling on one of these CPUs for my new build. Which would be the better choice? They are now getting close in price.Are there pros and cons to them when It comes to OCing?
    
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well with any of these chips you are likely to hit 3Ghz.. and the difference in the Rev's only affects the voltage i think... but the E4 stepping usually overclocks very nicely.. this may be more of a preference than anything.

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E4 is what most people on here have and they oc very well. The E6 revision is suppost to better haddle 4 sticks of RAM and not off set them to DDR 333, and voltage at stock is like 0.025 lower. I'm not sure how well those OC though. The opty 148 new steppings have not been OC very well though. Namrac just got a 3700 E4 and its the same stepping as mine. Likes low voltage and hits 3.0
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I take it that if I order the SD E4 now I won't get the dreaded KABGE? I hope I don't.
    
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soo this - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103622
gets the better oc generally?
    
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soo this - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103622
gets the better oc generally?
That would be the REV E
    
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this is generally the better one revision E4 Link
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