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Old 07-21-2006, 09:42 AM   #11 (permalink)
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For definate, the 3800+, its the best processor of the lot! I personally would get one insead of my 3200 if I had the money . The D805 will just get hot and make alot of noise doing most things, whereas the 3800 will just cruise through everything and not make much of a bother!

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Old 07-21-2006, 09:51 AM   #12 (permalink)
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AMD is better at gaming and it can multi task (single cores it can't multi-task like an Intel can.) However it beign duel cores The AMD can multi task great and game which gives you rather 2 good reasons to buy the 3800+)
i am confused as to how you can say dual core when he said explicitly "3800+ venice". in this case the 930 wins if you can cope with the power consumption, and i'll bet if you get watercooling you have permanent boiling water on tap . honestly the 930 is a good choice here. give me 2x3ghz cores over a single 3800+ core. for the record, Intel does not suck at gaming it is just that generally for an equivelant price you will get better performance with AMD.

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Old 07-21-2006, 10:17 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Old 07-21-2006, 05:18 PM   #14 (permalink)
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A lot of blind fanboyism going on here. The Pentium D is a dual core processor, OF COURSE its going to generate more heat and more power. If the price is equal or roughly the same, go with the Pentium D.
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Old 07-22-2006, 05:26 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Why not just wait for the new Intel's Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe to be released on the 27th? Its going to cost abit more but the reviews have great comments on it...

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