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Old 08-06-2006, 08:48 PM   #1
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Is there any performance change if someone uses energy efficient AMD Athlon 4200+ rather than a regular 4200+?
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Old 08-06-2006, 09:42 PM   #2
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Where did you find energy efficient cpus?
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No performance change, but it just uses less power.
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Old 08-07-2006, 11:35 AM   #4
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I found Energy Efficient AMD Athlon CPU's at Fry's Outpost.com
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Old 08-07-2006, 05:05 PM   #5
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If theres no performance change, go for it. It saves you more electricity!
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Old 08-07-2006, 07:15 PM   #6
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Yeah, that's probably what I'm going to do. Is there any major difference between and AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ and 5000+?
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Betwenn the X23800+ and the X25000? Yeah... there is quite a performance increase. What are you going to be using it for though? Chances are a 4200+ or 3800+ is good enough for your needs.
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I'm going to use it for some gaming like Guild Wars, Elders Scrolls IV, and some other stuff. And then Adobe Photoshop and a lot of microsoft office.
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a 3800 or 4200 would be suffice, invest more money in ram though. Applications like photoshop are just as if not more RAM intensive as CPU intensive.
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An X2 3800+ is good for the price. If you got the cash, just save up for the Conroe. In your sig it says you already have a X2 5000+, so is this for another computer or something?
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