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Old 06-15-2004, 11:08 AM   #1 (permalink)
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For my next system should I get an Athlon 64 3800+ or an Athlon fx-53? What is the difference between these two processors?They have the same clock speed.

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Old 06-15-2004, 11:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The FX has a higher memory bandwidth and requires registered memory - which costs a lot more.

Check out this review on both CPU's

Hexus Review: AMD Athlon 64 FX-53 and Model 3800+
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The 3800 uses a different socket, which will give you more upgrade and motherboard options. The FX also costs a lot more. I would go with the 3800 over the FX.
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