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Old 07-30-2006, 03:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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does 1mb extra memory make $80 worth of difference?

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Old 07-30-2006, 04:24 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Old 07-30-2006, 08:45 PM   #13 (permalink)
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the higher cache will not help. an amd64 3000 will smoke both of thoses processor. . do what i told u to do. Decide on a intel system with the p 531 and an amd system with a amd64 3000. and we will give advise on what to do. post a budget and if do you need monitor or no. and poeple here will configure a system that will suit your needs man.
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Old 07-30-2006, 08:56 PM   #14 (permalink)
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p4 sucks ***. go AMD if you are choosing that gen of CPUs
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Old 07-30-2006, 10:05 PM   #15 (permalink)
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if at all possible, go to a 3800+ X2, only a 100 more, but worth it IMO.
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Old 07-31-2006, 03:09 AM   #16 (permalink)
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most definitely but in that price range is also the conroe e6300 and e6400 right?
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Old 07-31-2006, 09:51 AM   #17 (permalink)
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he looking into a processor that cost 85$$ and maybe a mother that cost in 40-80 range. conroe is out fo the question.
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Old 07-31-2006, 11:55 AM   #18 (permalink)
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i have a 530J right now...
im gettig a C2D at Xmas
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