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Old 11-04-2003, 02:30 PM   #1
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Question Good ol' AthlonXP, but which one?

greetings my fellow mayans
ive been trying to decide on a processor for my new computer, the new computer will be running maya, combustion, quite a few games, and photoshop
which processor is best for the job? (disregarding money cos i can make sacrifices elsewhere)
oh, and please, no1 suggest a dual cos i cant afford that :p

XP2800+ (thoroughbred core)
XP2800+ (barton core)
XP3000+ (barton core)

i heard the 3000 gets really hot? and the bartons are supposedly underperforming? dunno, just wanted your views on this

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Old 11-04-2003, 08:09 PM   #2
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the bartons are good.. just make sure you get a hell of a big cooling system.. a couple of fans and good ventilation.. go get a 3000+ dude,,


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Old 11-04-2003, 08:12 PM   #3
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apparently the thoroughbreds are at an advantage having a higher clock speed?
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nah..i have seen some reviews... all of them say to get the bartons
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Old 12-04-2003, 01:33 AM   #5
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which reviews? id like to see them, ive seen the ones on tomshardware

and i always thought rendering and that is about cpu speed, if so the thoroughbreds have the advantage cos the increased L2 cache only stores info, doesnt speed it up directly whic i think ppl are getting hyped up about?

whats so great about the bartons?
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Old 12-04-2003, 02:40 AM   #6
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hehe... its a magazine.. ( i donno where they are right now )... but check out all the review sites out there dude
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