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dual 3800+ or FX55

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

  1. stone

    Associate

    Joined: 27 Nov 2005

    Posts: 44

    Hi

    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 ???

    stone
     
  2. stigggeh

    Mobster

    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

    Associate

    Joined: 27 Nov 2005

    Posts: 44

    thank you !!!
     
  4. wjfcomputers

    Gangster

    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

    Associate

    Joined: 27 Nov 2005

    Posts: 44

    :0)

    You a welshman too LOL
     
  6. MeatLoaf

    Capodecina

    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 ;)