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Phenom ii X2 555 Vs i3-530

I want tomshardware to make a competative review on the above two processors..I request to perform the benchmarks with & without HT in i3-530..This will show the actual 2 core 2 thread comparision the two..
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  1. I'm pretty certain that the i3 would be faster clock per clock with or without hyperthreading enabled.
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    http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/120?vs=118
    Even without HT, the i3 would be the winner
  3. Once OC headroom is taken to account i3 is a no-brainer.

    However, getting a Phenom II quad core (unlocked cores, if you get lucky) for $100 is tempting. ;)
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