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Old 12-12-2008, 12:07 PM   #17 (permalink)
g3kk0
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Default Re: PC for parents. $400-$500?

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Originally Posted by saltynay View Post
The quad won't be utilised and will be slower then a E7300 in the standard desktop environment and programs
Really? If that's true then I guess it would be better to go with the e7300. I want their PC to be as fast as possible for under $700 (600-700 is what they said they'd actually like to pay).

Edit: What about the e8400? 3.0ghz is a good bit faster. Also, the L2 cache is much larger, but will that be noticeable in a non-gaming PC? I would think so, seeing as it would be able to execute programs faster...
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