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    Amd X2 4800+

    Has anyone seen these in stock anywhere? (socket 939)
    I notice the Manchester core (half the cache?) is in stock at Scan, but the Toledo core is only about £30 more (if I could find it in stock) so I figure it's worth the extra.

    Have a 4000+ single core at the moment, tempted to upgrade to the X2 4800+ since the price isn't too painful. May help with those huge battles in Medieval 2
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    The 4600 is certainly slightly easier to locate than the 4800

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    Plus everyone always says the extra cache doesn't add much to performance and i think they run a bit hotter too.
    Last edited by spiral out; 18-11-2006 at 12:17 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spiral out View Post
    Plus everyone always says the extra cache doeasn't add much to performance and i think they run a bit hotter too.
    because it really doesnt.. .. just go for the 4600+..
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    (Gosh - that was an early post of mine! )

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    4800 is hard to get hold of if you can get a 4600 go for it

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    Hmm.. although it doesn't make that much difference, it'd still be nice to have it
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    • Starburn's system
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      • Be 24mb
    btw; what difference do you guys think the upgrade from 4000+ single core to 4600+ X2 will make? Is it worth the £160?
    We cannot choose what we are.. but what are we but the sum of our choices?

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    I should be selling my 4800+ soon if you're interested. 1 years use, high end air cooling whole time, slight overclock (2.6GHz) and tiny voltage increase (due to one prime95 mistake after half a day). My dads first choice to buy it but I'm not sure he can afford it after late night eBaying.
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