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Old 08-27-2006, 08:06 PM   #1
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Default AMD AM2 4600+ EE

It's a great time to be building a dual core system, due to great competition between AMD and Intel. We are taking a look at the AM2 4600+ which proves to be a decent value due to recent price drops. Does it warrant a purchase, or should you be looking elsewhere?

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Old 10-27-2006, 09:30 PM   #2
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Again, I'm sorry to bump such an old thread, but I have a question for the reviewer:

The AMD X2 3800+ 89W is at $169.99, while the 65W version is at $159.99. I know it may not sound like much to you, but this is a budget-conscious build. I do plan to overclock. If I can get a better OC with one, I'll go for it. Which one should I pick?

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I am surprised that the EE is lower in price... usually it's the other way around. Technically speaking, since the EE requires less overall voltage, it should be the better overclocking chip.

So, I'd personally go for the EE. To be honest, I am not sure there is even a huge difference, between the stock voltage, but both probably overclock equally.
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