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Old 06-10-2005, 05:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So what is the difference between the new cores, such as Clawhammer, Newcastle, Venice, San Diego. My buddy wants me to build him up a decent PC and I haven't been in the community much lately and I haven't heard any news on the new cores.
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Old 06-10-2005, 06:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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venice are the latest revisions which have added SSE3 instructions.......San diego = 1mb of L2 cache, venice = 512kb L2 cache, but other than that they are basically identicle......they are also beastly overclockers, way much more than the winchesters.......if you're gonna build a new comp then you need to stick to san diego or venice.
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I'd go with San Diego, but it is a bit more expensive. If you're asking which is better, then the answer is San Diego I do believe.
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Old 06-11-2005, 02:15 AM   #4 (permalink)
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A bit more expensive ?!
Thats a lie
ALOT more expensive
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Old 06-11-2005, 02:48 AM   #5 (permalink)
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not really......because there are expensive venices like the 3800+....so then if you got a 3500+ san diego I'm sure it'd be around the same price or cheaper.......might only be a 3700+ diego, can't remember off hand......but yeah compared to like....a 3200+ it can be.....infact I believe 4000+ san diego is $489 while a 3200+ venice is $200
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the cheapest San Diego I've seen is the 3700+
the Venices come in 3000+, 3200+, 3500+ and 3800+
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3700+ San Diego is a good buy now. Price is pretty good.
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I have a 4000+ San Diego, had to dig into the pockets a bit deeper but it is VERY nice, speeds are crazy and SSE3 instructions you can tell the difference.

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