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Old 10-29-2005, 03:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which core yields higher overclocks? I found that Venice has insane oc's but then found out the SD has the same architecture as the Venice.
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San diego has 1MB L2 cache, Venice has 512KB L2.
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Venice overclocks higher. But San Diego is avaliable for better processors.

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Would you prefer a venice 3200 512 MB L2 or a San Diego 3700 1mb L2 for overclocking or performance?
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You are unlikley to get a good venice/san diego now. The Venice did get the highest overclock (the best was the 3000.) The reason for this is, the 3000 was exactly the same as a 3800, just with a different multiplier. So with a good motherboard, and good ram, you will get those insane speeds.

But anyway, now you are unlikley to get them, as a 3000 is designed as a 3000 and so on. So if you are just getting a processor, and want the best one, get the san diego, as it has 1mb of cache where as the venice has 512.
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3700+ san diego
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id get the sd now
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Venice will most likely yield higher overclocking potential as it uses less vcore and produces less resistance
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Well I'm gonna go for the SD just cuz of the 1 mb l2 cache.
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