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Old 06-01-2004, 10:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Prescott vs. Northwood

let the war begin! i am building a computer with a prescott so thats where me vote will have to go....

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Old 06-02-2004, 02:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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get a prescott

I wish I had a computer but I am broke!!!
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Old 06-02-2004, 12:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Prescott s__cks.

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Intel 845WN Mobo
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Old 06-02-2004, 01:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I voted Northwood because I wouldn't get a prescott because they have heating problems.Prescotts should perform better once they hit 3.6GHz, until then I'm for Northwood.
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Old 06-02-2004, 03:07 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'll vote Prescott once they are faster than 4ghz, till then Northwood

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