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Is a Intel® Pentium® D Processor 805 faster than P4 3 2 Hyperthreading

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April 23, 2010 8:58:29 PM

Hello,
is a Intel® Pentium D Processor 805 faster than P4 3 2 Hyperthreading processor
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April 23, 2010 9:08:08 PM

That's what, a 2.66 GHz dual core CPU? For modern programs, the 805 should prove to be a little faster, but not by much. If you want to see a comparison, you can check some of the older CPU charts to see how they compare (charts from like 2005) :p 
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April 23, 2010 9:15:26 PM

Ok, thanks.
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April 23, 2010 9:36:20 PM

with a decent motherboard that 805 should overclock nicely
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April 23, 2010 9:43:49 PM

Here's what it is:

Intel (Mickelson Trail) Q965 Motherboard [Part #WMED36265-401]

Worth trying?
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April 23, 2010 10:01:41 PM

no it seems not honestly
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April 23, 2010 10:08:05 PM

The older Intel branded boards don't let you overclock. Intel doesn't want you getting performance for free after all :D .
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April 23, 2010 10:13:25 PM

qbury said:
Here's what it is:

Intel (Mickelson Trail) Q965 Motherboard [Part #WMED36265-401]

Worth trying?



i had a quick look is that a gateway system?? couldnt find any pics but i was able to run my 805 on a decent heat sink fan at 3.75ghz with only a small bump to the northbridge voltage and about .2volt to the cpu and at the time it could knock of the core2's. that was a long time ago. if you want far better performance without the heat and powerbill spend 50 bucks and get a e5200~e5300 will work on that board probably and almost get same performance as overclocked 805. spend another 30 bucks on a decent cheap heat sink and fan eg coolermaster hyper tx3 and you can run the e5200~e5300 all day every day at 3.5~4ghz far better option and it wont fry ur power supply if its a cheapy like with the 805 (i fried a cheap brand new 500watt ps on the first day with my sys at the time)
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April 23, 2010 10:15:24 PM

That board supports core 2 duos why would you even waist your time with a Pentium D. Look for a E6xxx conroe core it will run circles around a Pentium D you should be able to find one for under $70 if you look around.

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e5200~e5300 will work on that board probably and almost get same performance as overclocked 805


An E5xxx would run circles around an Pentium D 805 the 805 would have to be overclocked to some astronomical number to even perform close. Netburst architecture was very in efficient and didnt really matter how high you overclocked it it would just be spinning its wheel and creating tons of heat stay away from the 805.

E5400 $65.00
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?invtid=PDC-E5400&cat=C...

This will work no problem in that board.
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April 24, 2010 12:10:40 AM

^actually Toms did a article on the 805 because of its relativley cheap price, low power use and heat output (it was after all the much better 65nm Ceadermill Netburst CPUs) and they OCed it pretty high.

And with that OC, it beat a Athlon FX and Pentium D EE. Both $1K chips while the 805 was $125-$150 at the time.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/dual-41-ghz-cores,1...

At the time, this CPU cost a fraction of any of AMDs CPUs and was the best overclocking CPU thanks to its 20x multiplier.

So its nothing to sneeze at.

But for the OP, if you can get a Core 2, do it. if not then the Pentium D 805 would be better than a Pentium 4 3.2GHz.
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April 24, 2010 1:14:35 AM

Hey Thanks for all the reply's. They were informative. I have another question regarding another mobo and the E5xxx. Both of the systems I am referring to are Gateways.
The other board is an Intel (Putton Bay) 945G Motherboard with a P4 3.2ghz HT. Will the E5xxx work on that one.
Thanks again.
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April 24, 2010 2:11:14 AM

My PD805 hit almozt 4ghz too. Is still an awesome overclocker!
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