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Old 08-20-2004, 01:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2.8C or 3.0C (worth the extra money?)

sup guys i am getting a new processor soon and i was wondering if it is worth 40 more dollers to get the 3.0C i am 14 years old and money is an issue the 2.8C is 180 and the 3.0C is 220 could someone plz find out for me!!
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Old 08-20-2004, 01:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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eh, just oc if you can or want to. if you get the 3.06 or what ever it is i think you can get a stable system at 3.4...just a thought. i would say look at benchmarks between the two and decide from there.
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just oc that sucker
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just oc that sucker
ya but dat kinda stuff scares me man i dont like oc'ing i always think they are gonna burn up in a month
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lol, then look at benchmarks between the two and see if there is much of a diff...if there is then get the 3.0 and you'll be good.

i don't blame you on the ocing buiss, i don't think i'm gonna oc mine.
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if I were you, i'll definately go for the 2.8C, when this C series was newely launched, i came up with 4 diferent types of clock speeds for test in C series, and I havent found out much perfomance difference in 2.8 and 3.0. even I have seen 2.8 out performing the 3.0 in 2 tests (I still wonder Why), but concluding, go for 2.8, its good to buy upto 3.0 range, over that are definately faster.
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You should be able to easily OC a 2.8 to 3.0 without stressing the CPU much at all
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u are strapped for cash, by the 2.8. if you really want ghz performance, do i like everyone said, overclock it.
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yah, go for 2.8ghz, if you really wnat performance, oc it, and use the extra money to buy other stuff
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ya 2.8 can oc a LOT. u can get it way over 3.0. save ur self 40 bucks, and have a proc casting like 400$ after the oc ofcourse. it wont hurt it at all to oc to at least 3.0.
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