Originally Posted by cabbspapp
This is my opinion, but I would get an E6300, since they are only $30 more, and overclock really well too. Mine's currently running at 2.9 Ghz, but I'm not gonna push it any more until I get better cooling.
Thats great an all but he will have to get a new Board and New Ram if he does that.
The overclocked opteron will put him on the same level with the Core2Duo as well.
Sure the Core2duo is better in the long run, future proof senario.
but the S939 build is budget friendly