pentium d 820 Tags: CPUs Pentium Gaming Last response: November 11, 2005 1:57 AM in CPUs Share jefar November 10, 2005 7:14:59 PM so yeah im going to be building a gaming rig within the next few weeks... my 2 choices are 3700+ san diego asus mobo pentium d 820 intel motherboard. for gaming of course..x800xl video card. i need somthing sufficient to run wow bf2 hl2 etc.. now heres the kicker . i can get the dual core pentium for around 215...with the board..thru retail edge thoughts? More about : pentium 820 Rugger a b à CPUs November 10, 2005 7:20:49 PM For gaming there is no doubt: 3700+ Have you looked at the Epox 9NPA+ Ultra or the Abit AN8 Ultra? Great boards and typically less expensive than Asus. mpasternak November 10, 2005 7:31:37 PM concurred... ya waant the 3700 for the gaming rig but why x800xl? you'll do better with a x1800 or 7800GT if you can afford it, if not get the 6800GT or 6800GS Related resources GT240 on Pentium D820 . SC2 crashes - Forum Can I replace Pentium D820 Dual with Core 2 Duo E6700 - Forum List of motherboards supporting pentium d 820 - Forum Pentium d 820 temps - Forum Is HTPC with Pentium D820 , worth 8GB RAM upgrade? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jarvo November 11, 2005 12:49:19 AM I agree with the 3700+ I just bought one a few days ago and I have it OCed to 2.65GHZ and it runs at 29C idle and 36C-39C over load. Its the best $230.00 I've ever spent liquidpaper007 November 11, 2005 1:57:13 AM you can game on 2.8ghz w000000t Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumLGA775 micro ATX Mobo supports Pentium D 820 (2.8Ghz) plus ATA drive ForumNeed help overclocking Intel Pentium D 820 ForumIntel pentium d 820 work with ddr3 ForumIs Intel Pentium D 820 compatible for MSi's MS-7255(P4M900)? ForumUpgrading from Pentium D 820 ForumMotherboards that support pentium D 820 ForumMotherboards supporting pentium D 820 ForumMobo for Pentium D 820 ForumIntel pentium d processor 820 lga 775 compatible asus motherboard ForumWhere can I find a good mechanical keyboard? ForumPentium-D 820 not compatible with 3rd party chipsets ForumIntel cancells several Pentium 4/EM64T processors! ForumDC Pentium might outperform 2P Xeon ForumPentium M crushes Athlon 64 FX ForumPentium M 710 = AMD64 3000+ ? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !