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dual 3800+ or FX55

Discussion in 'CPUs' started by stone, 14 May 2006.

  1. stone


    Joined: 27 Nov 2005

    Posts: 44


    Got an offer of either a dual 3800+ or an FX55 for the same money. Will use for desktop graphics maybe a little oc

    Advice which do I pick guys ???

  2. stigggeh


    Joined: 2 Apr 2004

    Posts: 2,906

    without doubt X2 3800+, dual core is the way forward and FX55 is too much money for what it is, you can get a opteron for cheaper,
  3. stone


    Joined: 27 Nov 2005

    Posts: 44

    thank you !!!
  4. wjfcomputers


    Joined: 12 May 2005

    Posts: 134

    Get the FX-55, sell it, then buy an X2 3800 and pocket the change.

    Unless, of course, you're being charged a fortune.
  5. stone


    Joined: 27 Nov 2005

    Posts: 44


    You a welshman too LOL
  6. MeatLoaf


    Joined: 1 Dec 2005

    Posts: 14,097

    Location: Stoke on Trent

    How much is he asking for the FX-55? Theyre still fetching £250+ from what i see. Possibly a profit making oppertunity ;)