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I found a great deal on both of these processors but I dont know anything about intel cpus.

1. Can someone tell me which of them is faster?
2. and does the E6700 support DDR3 ram?
3. What's the full load temp of the 3.2 ghz intel (must be pretty hot)

Either of them will be used with an HD5550 or HD4650 for my nephew's gaming rig. He will be playing F1 2010, and all COD games.
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I found a great deal on both of these processors but I dont know anything about intel cpus.

1. Can someone tell me which of them is faster?
2. and does the E6700 support DDR3 ram?
3. What's the full load temp of the 3.2 ghz intel (must be pretty hot)

Either of them will be used with an HD5550 or HD4650 for my nephew's gaming rig. He will be playing F1 2010, and all COD games.
E6700 is faster. About the rest, IDK. What's the deal on the Athlon, how much $?
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E6700 is faster. About the rest, IDK. What's the deal on the Athlon, how much $?
$ 211 for the Intel CPU set:

CPU: E6700 3.2 ghz
MOBO: ECS G41T-M INTEL G41 (256mb onboard intel gma)
RAM: 1GB DDR2 800 Transcend
HDD: Hitachi 500GB 7200rpm
includes generic keyboard, mouse, speaker and atx case with 300w psu
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$ 280 for the Athlon 240 CPU set

CPU: Athlon II x2 240 2.8ghz
MOBO: ECS a740GM-M (512mb onboard ATI 2100)
RAM: 2GB DDR2 800 Transcend
HDD: Hitachi 500GB 7200rpm
includes 16" LED monitor, generic keyboard, mouse, speaker and atx case with 300w psu

*They are both sold as a set so we can't remove the included keyboard, mouse etc.
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1.) E6700
2.) DDR2
3.) Whatever you want it to be. Stock cooler with average application of thermal paste should be near ambient temperature idle, 45-55 load.
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$ 211 for the Intel CPU set:

CPU: E6700 3.2 ghz
MOBO: ECS G41T-M INTEL G41 (256mb onboard intel gma)
RAM: 1GB DDR2 800 Transcend
HDD: Hitachi 500GB 7200rpm
includes generic keyboard, mouse, speaker and atx case with 300w psu
Get this. but please upgrade to atleast 2GB.
    
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1.) E6700
2.) DDR2
3.) Whatever you want it to be. Stock cooler with average application of thermal paste should be near ambient temperature idle, 45-55 load.
Almost, but an E6700 CAN be used with DDR3. Those chips don't have onboard memory controllers, the mem controller is on the chipset, so if the mobo supports DDR3, then so does the CPU and you can run DDR3.

Only problem I see with the Intel setup is you may have a problem with overclocking on that board.
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the E6700 can support DDR3 since the IMC is built in the Chipset of the board and not in the chip..
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!!!
Both systems are worthless- no future.
For about the same money you can build a decent system with current mobo(DDR3, PCI-e II slots) and some CPU that you can change later.
But you'll have a platform to improve.
If you get any of those 2 systems, you can't improve them.
2-3Gb RAM is the max it could utilize, no decent OC can be done on that mobo, DDR2 will limit you and any decent GPU will be hugely bottlenecked.

Here's a quick sys for you from newegg:
Case: APEX PC Series (ATX) PC-373-C Black Steel ATX Mid Tower $29.99
Mobo: ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard $69.99
PSU: FSP Group SAGA+ 500R 500W ATX2.2 Power Supply $54.99
CPU: AMD Athlon II X2 255 Regor 3.1GHz Socket AM3 65W Dual-Core $62.99
RAM: CORSAIR XMS 2GB 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 Desktop Memory $23.99

Subtotal: $241
(thats with the discounts, individual prices are higher, but as you add to basket, you get a discount )

Thats way better than both of the above, consider it
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