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    how much improvement would getting a 4200+ dual core be?

    for the rig in my sig?

    also what can i sell the 3200+ for?

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    i upgraded to a 4200+ from a 3700+ san diego, and i noticed a difference in speed. the 4200+ zips along, even when im running 41+ processes (like just now) and a gig of ram.

    With regards to the 3200+ i'd say perhaps 30-35 for it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve B View Post
    i upgraded to a 4200+ from a 3700+ san diego, and i noticed a difference in speed. the 4200+ zips along, even when im running 41+ processes (like just now) and a gig of ram.
    41 processes? How do you keep it so low? I'm running 66 atm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simon1987 View Post
    for the rig in my sig?

    also what can i sell the 3200+ for?
    yep should be good step, I stepped up from the 3000 and the main thing was the multitasking, compressing files, encoding and burning dvd's

    on a side note - have you thought about displaying your system in the 'my system' section rather than as a big ole sig ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by frazered View Post
    yep should be good step, I stepped up from the 3000 and the main thing was the multitasking, compressing files, encoding and burning dvd's

    on a side note - have you thought about displaying your system in the 'my system' section rather than as a big ole sig ?

    No, but i'll put it there now.

    And I'm running 22 processes and that includes f@h!

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    if f@h floats your boat then having a dual core cpu will be pretty sweet - you could dedicate a core to it exclusively

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    Quote Originally Posted by dave87 View Post
    41 processes? How do you keep it so low? I'm running 66 atm
    21 on boot

    25 with opera + vent + other stuff XD
    Best thing to do is google each and every one of your processes to see if they are all legit
    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Mine are all legit - just run a lot of stuff (CoreDuo 2ghz + 2gb of RAM, so it copes).

    Got stuff like PeerGuardian Microsoft/Logitech software/iTunes etc running, + the normal FireFox, SmartFTP, Messenger & the like. I just wondered how you keep it so low without disabling/not running software...

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