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Old 01-30-2006, 01:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I know most of the people here are saying not to the Dual Core AMD processors for gaming builds, but I'm trading my laptop for a Compaq laptop, plus an AMD X2 4400+ and a eVGA 7800GTX. I'm getting the processor for free, pretty much. Should I try and sell/trade for a Opty that can OC real high, or will I not even notice the performance difference?
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nah... if you HAVE a dual core, you may as well keep it. It's just more economical to buy mid-high range products instead of buying high-high end products.

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Old 01-30-2006, 03:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Okay. If I wasn't going to get this CPU in a trade, then I probably would of just went with a single core Opty 146. Thanks for the reply.
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eVGA 256MB 7800GTX
37GB Raptor
2x 120GB Hard Drives</font>
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