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Old 12-07-2004, 08:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which CPU?

AMD Athlon 64 3000+ 1.8GHz, 512KB L2 Cache 939-Pin 64-bit Processor - OEM
(limit 2 per customer)

- Specifications -

Model: AMD Athlon 64 3000+
Core: Winchester
Operating Frequency: 1.8GHz
FSB: Integrated into Chip
Cache: L1/64K+64K; L2/ 512KB
Voltage: 1.5V
Process: 90nm
Socket: Socket 939
Multimedia Instruction: MMX, SSE, SSE2, 3DNOW!, 3DNOW!+
Packaging: OEM(Processor Only)

Yes $155.00


Intel LGA 775 Pentium 4 530 3.0 GHz, 800MHz FSB, 1MB L2 Cache, Hyper Threading Technology - Retail
(limit 10 per customer)

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Model: Intel Pentium 4 530 w/ Hyper Threading
Core: Prescott
Operating Frequency: 3.0 GHz
FSB: 800MHz
Cache: L1/12K+16K; L2/1MB
Voltage: 1.4V
Process: 90nm
Socket: LGA 775
Multimedia Instruction: MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3
Warranty: 3-year MFG
Packaging: Retail box (with Heatsink and Fan)
Notice: This Processor Works with SocketT (LGA775) Motherboard ONLY!

Yes $180.00

Which one for overall performance?

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Old 12-07-2004, 08:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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what will you be doing most with your computer? games, business applications video editing?

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Old 12-07-2004, 08:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
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for gaming go with AMD, for multitasking office work and whatnot, go with intel, thats just my opinion, from what i've read and personal experience.
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Old 12-07-2004, 08:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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AMD all the way no matter what you do, Intels crash a lot from my experience losing data and files so I would defintelly go with the AMD!!!

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Old 12-07-2004, 08:43 PM   #5 (permalink)
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athlon 3000 overclocks very nicely, my friend has his running at 3500 speeds
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Old 12-07-2004, 08:49 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Your asking a bad question if your gonna mostly game get the amd if not go for the p4,it's all up to your personal preference.

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