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which is better for OC x2 4200 or x2 4400

Discussion in 'CPUs' started by eggcup, 17 Jun 2006.

  1. eggcup

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 16 Jun 2006

    Posts: 2,164

    Location: Bournemouth, Dorset

    Going to be upgraing very soon to dual core but can someone tell me which is going to give the better overclock the x2 4200 or 4400 (939) , i know the later has twice the cache but will that make the slightest bit of difference??
    Last edited: 17 Jun 2006
  2. Socaddict

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 20 Feb 2006

    Posts: 1,203

    Location: London

    X2 4400 for the extra cache, as it gives better performance, or the X2 3800, as its cheaper, and easily does as well as the 4200.
  3. easyrider


    Joined: 24 Dec 2005

    Posts: 39,796

    Location: Autonomy

    Get the opteron 170 instead for the same money.
    Has the same cache as the x2 4400 but will more than likely clock better on less volts.