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Old 07-05-2004, 02:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey guyz i am really close to buying one of these processors and i would like your guyz advice on whick one is better for GAMING purposes 2.8C or 2.8E thx
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.E has 1M cache while .C has 512kb?
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Old 07-05-2004, 03:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The E's are known to overheat alot.. kinda like the prescotts compared to the northwoods
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or even better buy a amd for cheaper and itll give better in game performance. ( not meaning to start a amd vs intel debate)
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anyhting under the 3200+ amd's compared to a 2.8 ghz intel will not be better...
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I've also heard that the E's overheat.
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.E has 1M cache while .C has 512kb?
yes but when they doubled the chache they doubled the latency so there about the same
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2.8E is the prescott which is slower then the 2.8C and more expensive I think. get the 2.8C
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Go for teh "C", no doubt about it
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