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Why do you say that? 4.1, almost 4.2 on air seems like a very solid overclock...
Because for the same price as the 975, you can buy a lower clocked AMD 6 core and OC it to the same frequency.
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Funny how the 840x4 has no L3 cache but beats a 945x4 in some cases....

How could they call it a Phenom when it has no L3 cache?
    
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It sounds like the 840 is just an unlocked Tri-Core.

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Funny how the 840x4 has no L3 cache but beats a 945x4 in some cases....

How could they call it a Phenom when it has no L3 cache?
It's apparently 200Mhz faster.
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X4 975 is a good CPU for someone that does not overclock.
Good sir,

Who here at Overclock.net wouldn't overclock?
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Good sir,

Who here at Overclock.net wouldn't overclock?
Believe it or not, a lot of the original mods didn't
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Good sir,

Who here at Overclock.net wouldn't overclock?
You'd be surprised.

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8xx chips use to have 2mb l3 cache or 4mb of l3 cache
4MB
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X4 975 is a good CPU for someone that does not overclock.
Or has a junk board like me.
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post #29 of 47
I would like this. I have no idea how to overclock, and new need of a new CPU, and for 100 bucks for a Phenom II X4 not bad.
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post #30 of 47
i have x4 820 and the pentium d 945

that 840 will kill Phenom II x2 and x3 for that price
     
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