FX is top of the line, not only do they have unlocked multipliers, they are also made from the best possible waffer. The FX core is not technically different, for example you can get an FX clawhammer, san diego, or even toledo core. Though these are the same cores as 3700+'s and 4400+'s they are distinctly different because they are of the highest quality and lowest yield chips.
Though these are the same cores as 3700+'s and 4400+'s they are distinctly different because they are of the highest quality and lowest yield chips.
However, keep in mind that no matter how high the quality is, 90nm technology has pretty much reached the mhz wall so don't expect getting an FX chip will give you significant OC results over the regular A64s.
Cheetos, I have seen a lot more FX chips at 3.5+ ghz then any regular athlon, so to say they don't OC significantly better is not true. They are higher quality chips and have unlocked multi's, so more potential is there.
The prices probably won't drop significantly when AM2 is released only because most of the cpus in the begining will be the pretty much the same as the current dual core cpu's, only supporting DDR2.
From what I have seen the FX60 is a better OC'er then the 4800+.
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