AMD 64 3500 Vs Amd 4000 which is best ?

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AMD 64 3500 Vs Amd 4000 which is best ?


I know the 4000 comes with 1 meg of cache. But does that make it any
faster. If your overclock the 3500 to 4000 speed. Is the 4000 any
faster ?

Thanks. Would like the 4000 but the price is not what i like :)

Thanks again.
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    "Paul M" <1@2.com.au> wrote in message
    news:l09a21d84emabc8pmtuama0287qv3tck42@4ax.com...
    >
    >
    > AMD 64 3500 Vs Amd 4000 which is best ?
    >
    >
    > I know the 4000 comes with 1 meg of cache. But does that make it any
    > faster. If your overclock the 3500 to 4000 speed. Is the 4000 any
    > faster ?
    >
    > Thanks. Would like the 4000 but the price is not what i like :)
    >
    > Thanks again.
    >

    Right now the best price point is the 3800+, Newegg have a retail version
    for $429 + $4 for shipping. Go with that. 2.4Ghz...you should be able to
    overclock at at least 2.5Ghz.
  2. Archived from groups: alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt (More info?)

    > AMD 64 3500 Vs Amd 4000 which is best ?
    >
    >
    > I know the 4000 comes with 1 meg of cache. But does that make it any
    > faster. If your overclock the 3500 to 4000 speed. Is the 4000 any
    > faster ?
    >
    > Thanks. Would like the 4000 but the price is not what i like :)
    >
    > Thanks again.
    >

    We'll, if you're really serious about Overclocking, get the 90nm 3200. I'll
    never spend more than about $230, at the absolute most, on a processor,
    especially when the $150 - 190 models can be overclocked to the stock speeds
    of the $700+ chips. You have to know what you are doing, though, and be the
    kind of person who enjoys tinkering with settings for days. Get the 90nm
    3500 and OC it PAST the speed of the 4000, if you insist on spending nearly
    $300.
  3. Archived from groups: alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt (More info?)

    The 3500+ (90nm)

    The 4000+ is still overpriced, so unless you're willing to wait, you'll
    be overpaying unnecessarily. I've currently got it (3500+ 90nm)
    overclocked from 2.2GHz (default) to 2.5GHz -- and it's running at 35c.
    (using Arctic Silver's ceramic thermal compound) As Stillwater said, I
    could potentially overclock this to reach the 4000's frequency, but
    it's unnecessary. (at least at this point ;)
  4. Archived from groups: alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt (More info?)

    Correction: it's already past the default 4000+ setting (which is
    listed as 2.4GHz)
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