Dual Core vs Opteron Tags: CPUs Dual Core Opteron Product Last response: June 4, 2006 4:51 PM in CPUs Share Wiggles June 4, 2006 1:31:09 PM Which one is better I am a gamer so ya Dual Core: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681... Opteron: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681... More about : dual core opteron clue69less June 4, 2006 2:03:20 PM Quote:Which one is better I am a gamer so ya Dual Core: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681... Opteron: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681... Get both at the same time and live happily ever after (or at least for a while): http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681... Only ~30 bucks more than the X2 you list and capable of overclocking part way to infinity. MrsD June 4, 2006 3:04:09 PM Wiggles, I take it you dont know that Opterons come in dual core too?? Related resources Dual Core vs Dual Cpu vs opteron - Forum 3d render bench for 2.8 paxville(2) vs dual core opteron(2) - Forum Dual-Core AMD Opteron VS. Dual-Core X2???? - Forum Opteron 165 VS. Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4400+ - Forum Opteron 165 vs Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4400+ - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Wiggles June 4, 2006 4:17:59 PM well a person i was talking to said it would be better to get a opteron and it would perform my games better pengwin June 4, 2006 4:33:00 PM Quote:well a person i was talking to said it would be better to get a opteron and it would perform my games better it would, also the opterons would overclock better than the X2 RichPLS June 4, 2006 4:51:25 PM Opterons have a nearly identical counterpart, but are made to even more exacting standards, making them the better choice, if priced similar. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Athlon64 X2 vs Opteron dual-cores? Forum Dual-cores: X2 vs Opteron 170 Forum dual 6-core xeon or one 10 core with another later(or possibly dual Opteron) For 3D and video rendering? Forum Does dual-core amd opteron(tm) processor 2212 supports window 7 Forum FS: Opteron Dual 8 core(16 total) server, 32 gigs of ram(sold) Forum Opteron Dual Core Upgrade Forum Opteron Santa Ana or Intel Dual Core 21xx Forum AMD Opteron Dual-Core 165 1.80GHz - report your experience Forum Upgraded to dual-core Opteron, updates needed? Forum Dual Core Opteron 170 not Reading both Cores Forum Opteron 165 Dual-Core Forum AMD OPTERON 1210 1.8GHZ dual core, skt AM2, how good is it? Forum Dual Core (Opteron) lagg/glitch sound issue. Forum Opteron 285 Dual Core Forum which motherboard support opteron 170 dual core?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !