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Old 05-22-2007, 09:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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eWiz.com Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E2140 1.6GHz 800MHz 1MB LGA775 CPU, Retail
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Old 05-22-2007, 09:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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O **** is that really out already????

Those are the entry level Core 2 chips of intel. They are essentially and Allendale with halve the cache. They were guessed to run around the speed of a stock X2 3600 but if thats so even if they are faster AMD would be a better choice.

Still can you buy them right now? I had no idea..
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Its decent...but yes...i would go with an X2 3600....or if you really want intel try and get an e4300
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yeah 1.6 and 1mb cache. rather go for a better e6420 best for price imo
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For $7 more on that same site you can buy a X2 4200+.

The E4xxx series are entry level, and are not going to be worth it. If you're going to go C2D, got with a E6xxx series.
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oh, i wasnt planning to get it, i was just surprised coz i didnt know that had already come out and was wondering how it would perform
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y would they actually make them? pentium d are probly better
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C2D's architecture is better than Pentium D's.
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yeah but im just sayin its not worth upgrading on that budget
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wow what a bunch of misinformation.

Yes it's the entry level chip but it still packs quite a punch. I'd take it over a x2 3600+ ANY day. It's better than the 3600 @ stock speeds and destroys it when they are both overclocked. Honestly I don't know why people keep recommending the 3600 ??
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