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Old 03-09-2008, 03:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i am thinking of buying a new, dual-core CPU (Athlon64 X2 3800+); i could get it for about 70€, and i could sell the one i currently have for about 20-30€. so what do you think, would this upgrade make a big difference, is it worth 40-50€?
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It would make a difference if you're into multitasking, and playing games that support more than one core.

Or you might want to sell that system, and upgrade to socket AM2, because your system is pretty outdated.
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Default Re: getting a new CPU - is it worth?

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It would make a difference if you're into multitasking, and playing games that support more than one core.

Or you might want to sell that system, and upgrade to socket AM2, because your system is pretty outdated.
or LGA775
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it's night and day. Selling your system would be better though as the more recent parts are cheaper than your outdated stuff to purchase.
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i would sell the system and get a new s775 system.
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Quite agree to sell it and get a new system.
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or LGA775
You demon, there's nothing wrong with a nice AM2 .
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You demon, there's nothing wrong with a nice AM2 .
there is also nothing wrong with a good s775 system.
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