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Old 04-02-2004, 07:42 AM   #1
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Im doing some research - can anyone tell me the fastest processor avaliable to buy, moneys no object - and a link?

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Old 04-02-2004, 07:53 AM   #2
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Probably the P4 Extreme edition but if you really want speed built a mutli processor Xeon desktop.
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Yeah; for the fastest Processor working with all the normal programs then a Dual Processor Xeon would do the trick. However, technically for the fastest you'd want to get a Dual Itanium or Opteron - but you wouldn't be able to use anything but specifically 64-bit Programs. You wouldn't be able to do much with it.
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If it is home computers . P4 HyperTreading Extreme Edition 3.4ghz.
I don't no about those xeons cause i don't no anything about them.
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The Hyper Threading allows the P4 to do basically what the Xeon does. It can carry out two things at once. However; the Xeon is actually 2 Processors and so can carry out the two Threads realistically with I think the same 3.4Ghz of the P4. Also - the Xeon will have the same huge Cache because they're a big Processors. So the Xeon is best - even if it is more expessive!
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or as Tomshardware.com did you cant take a p4 and cool it with liquid nitro to -196C and go at 5.33 GHZ

http://www20.tomshardware.com/cpu/20031230/index.html
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lol yeah, that video is crazy...

the amd FX-55 is also a possibility but the p4 3.4ee is more suitable since its basically the same thing except that is multi-tasks a lot better
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watch the vid on that site where they show what happens w/o a heatsink AMD fries while intel reboots or keeps going when sink reapplied
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P4 EE... hahahah.. who the heck said that was the fastest processor? TAke my advice: MHz means squat these days. The AMD Athlon 64 FX-55 is the fastest CPU out there. It outpaces the fastest P4 EE with HT by 10-20%.
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If you don't exclude overclocked processors, the Athlon 64 FX-55 can be overclocked faster than the P4 EE with HT.
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Pro-Intel people are just like those cultish types who follow Apple around claiming the G5 is the fastest in the world. No clue.
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Just because we dance around fires naked and sacrifice the heads of AMD Executives to 'Teh Pentium' doesn't make us cultish types.
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LOLOLOLOL Dance around naked?!?! AHAHAHA
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Dual athlon FX 55's would be nice.
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MMMMM Dual.....*drool*
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Mmmm... Quad Itanium2s... it would even be worth having to find 64-bit alternatives to all my stuff.
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Overall the fx-55 is the best cpu out.
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just build you own and use my signatures parts, if you can't and moneys no object get someone else to do it for you. i'm still stuck with my dell dimension 2100 until i turn 15 and can get a job though.
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just build your own processor????

uh...........

dude........
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lol i was thinking tht
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