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Old 07-21-2004, 05:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Which is better and what are the differences?
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Old 07-21-2004, 05:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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northwood - overclocking
prescott slightly better performance a few more instructions- high heat
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Old 07-21-2004, 05:25 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Presscot==>L1/12K+16K; L2/1MB, SSE3, 0.09micron


Northwood==>L1/12K+8K; L2/512K,0.13micron
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theres alot of issues with the Prescot leaky clusters and heat
i would stick with the tried and true Northwood untill there
PS is fine tuned .
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the Prescott is designed to run better at higher frequencies
at 2.8GHZ the Northwood performs better
at 3.0GHZ they are about equal
at 3.2GHZ the Prescott performs better
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but only prescott supports the new LGA775 chipsets (915p, 915g, 925x)

so, prescott (the new ones) are designed for the future
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but only prescott supports the new LGA775 chipsets (915p, 915g, 925x)

so, prescott (the new ones) are designed for the future
not true homles i can put a prescott in my GIGABYTE P4 TITAN 865G chipset
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dude the quote makes you wrong. . .

i said the NEW PRESCOTTS

5-series

they dont have lga775 northwoods

as for your prescott, its an older one
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not true homles i can put a prescott in my GIGABYTE P4 TITAN 865G chipset
he meant prescott can run 775 and the older socket

while the northwood is only the older socket
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you can put a NEW LGA775 prescott in a mPGA478 socket motherboard?
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