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What is better, Pentium dual-core 2.6Ghrz, Or Pentium D 3.4?

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December 4, 2013 1:31:49 AM

I have a MSI 0A90 [Intel 936GZ (Broadwater-GZ)+ICH7] Mother Board,
Gigabyte GeForce 7300GS (256MB DDRII PCIE),
3GB (2+1) DDRII RAM and running Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit.

Currently using a Core 2 Dou (E4500) 2.2Ghrz, which I was about to exchange it with Pentium Dual Core E5300 (2.6) but then I remembered I also have a Pentium D 945 3.4.
which one is worth it?
Will it make a difference, and in case it will, how big?
And what should I look for when comparing two proccesors?
I heard Pentium D has a overheating record (although I have a really powerfull CPU fan and the best Thermal compound i could get- MX-4)

I am well aware of the huge difference in clock speed, but i have No Idea when it comes to efficiency, quality per core ect.

------------IMPORTANT------------
1.I have no money so telling me to buy another one will be pointless.
2.I already checked, my Motherboard supports all of the listed proccesors, saved you the trouble. :-)

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December 4, 2013 1:43:20 AM

Pentium Ds suck really hard, really bad, terrible CPUS - dont use that.

The Pentium E5300 is the best cpu of the 3, use that.


I repeat, the Pentium D is terrible, dont use that one, despite its higher clock speed.
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December 4, 2013 1:47:54 AM

RobCrezz said:
Pentium Ds suck really hard, really bad, terrible CPUS - dont use that.

The Pentium E5300 is the best cpu of the 3, use that.


I repeat, the Pentium D is terrible, dont use that one, despite its higher clock speed.


Although I have really good cooling?
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December 4, 2013 1:57:16 AM

Moti030 said:
RobCrezz said:
Pentium Ds suck really hard, really bad, terrible CPUS - dont use that.

The Pentium E5300 is the best cpu of the 3, use that.


I repeat, the Pentium D is terrible, dont use that one, despite its higher clock speed.


Although I have really good cooling?



The heat isnt the problem, its performance just sucks. Its basically two pentium 4s stuck together - and pentium 4s were a fairly low point for intel.

The Core2Duo E4500 and the Pentium E5300 are much newer architecture, and despite the lower clock speed they are much faster and more powerful.
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December 4, 2013 2:20:32 AM

What do you plan to do with this? What games (I am guessing)? Saying you have NO MONEY, well that isn't going to help either. Your really have low end stuff that isn't really worth the effort. If you need a simple PC, then work 1 Week at Taco Bell and earn the $249 for a i3 Walmart desktop. If you need a gaming PC, then a $395 Walmart PC, $99+ 600W PSU upgrade, then $149-$500 GPU upgrade will put you with a High Graphics level 1900x1080 50FPS BF4 systems for a full ONE MONTH working fulltime at Taco Bell/Walmart/etc.

Really it isn't that expensive.
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December 4, 2013 6:49:09 AM

Tom Tancredi said:
What do you plan to do with this? What games (I am guessing)? Saying you have NO MONEY, well that isn't going to help either. Your really have low end stuff that isn't really worth the effort. If you need a simple PC, then work 1 Week at Taco Bell and earn the $249 for a i3 Walmart desktop. If you need a gaming PC, then a $395 Walmart PC, $99+ 600W PSU upgrade, then $149-$500 GPU upgrade will put you with a High Graphics level 1900x1080 50FPS BF4 systems for a full ONE MONTH working fulltime at Taco Bell/Walmart/etc.

Really it isn't that expensive.

I want to use it for basic gaming (as much as this system will allow me) and overall use. And since I live in israel where the prices are a little higher. Plus, I don't really have the time to work since I'm in school and stuff (occasional few hours is not nearly enough for shifts) otherwise, I would have already done that. Thank you anyway

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