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Poll Results: Which would you choose? Opt 165 or Sandy 3700+

Poll expired: May 17, 2006  
  • 42% (24)
    Sandy 3700+
  • 57% (32)
    Opt 165
56 Total Votes  
post #31 of 38
I voted for the opty 165 bc it's dual core and you should be able to get it to 2.5-2.6. the 3700+ will probably do 2.8-3.0... but I'm kinda wishing I had a dual core, so that's why I chose the 165
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post #32 of 38
remember in that CPU chart you can choose from 29 different benchmarks
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post #34 of 38
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20 sandy and 27 opt.
That dual core seems really temping
    
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post #35 of 38
You can get the Opty 165 from Monarch for $270 right now with a coupon code. Check out my thread near the top for details. OR, you can also get an Opty 146, which should OC very similar to the SD 3700+ for $143.
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post #36 of 38
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21 sandy and 29 opt
Really close
    
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post #37 of 38
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I think i go with opt or i mix it in machines
Thank you all.
Keep taking the poll
    
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post #38 of 38
Truthfully it is not a fair comparison. If you were to compare the 3700+ to another single core I probably would have chosen the 3700+. Compared to a dual-core the 3700+ falls way short, and the gaming concerns are being ironed out. It will not be too long and the games that optimize dual-cores will become more mainstreamed. Better investment indeed.
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