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I am looking for an AMD CPU to replace my X2 4600+ (it shit its self) I can spend $100 on a CPU and i want something that will get 3+ghz check my specs so you know what im using if that will help.

I was looking at the following:
4050E
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103257

opty1210
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819105015

5000 BE
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103194

If there is any other CPU you would recommend that is 100 or bellow feel free. (NOT going Intel)
thanks :toast:

I don't want to go above 1.4v to get 3ghz.
 
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With the unlocked multiplier, the 5000+ BE is your chip.;)
 

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what kind of voltage do you have to give it to get 3ghz?
 
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i'd get a 5000 black edition. currently have mine stacked naked underneath an ultra120 extreme, idles at 28 load's at 40c tops and went to 3.0Ghz on stock voltage, and hit 3.5 @ 1.475. If my mem would do the work i could probably be stable at about 3.58 or so. but 3.45 is plenty, this chip will not dissappoint you.
 
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1,37V for 3GHz with 4400+ ;)
 

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looks like the 5000 BE I am going to order a CPU in about 15min so speak now.
 

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ok.. Im just going to get the 5000 BE and not wait.
 
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good choice you'll be very happy with it, it's a nice cpu
 

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i am still having a hard time clicking order because i still want the 4050E...
 
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Think about opened multiplier :rolleyes:
 

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just got the 5000+BE ordered... Like you said i can send it back :)
 

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Congrats p o s, awesome chip for the price. I can say you will be very pleased. Did you already get the Gigabyte board? Also, you never commented on the vid card bios I sent you.
 

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I have had this board... Why do you ask?
 

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Oh for some reason I thought you were running an ECS 6100 before. Hmmm, mind goes with age they say. :rolleyes:
 

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Oh for some reason I thought you were running an ECS 6100 before. Hmmm, mind goes with age they say. :rolleyes:
nope. never would i get an ECS board. I like my Gigabyte haven't had a problem other then the chipset running hot.
 

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Mmk, was just asking. You planning on switching out your RAM as well? You know its pretty cheap now.
 

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Mmk, was just asking. You planning on switching out your RAM as well? You know its pretty cheap now.
I know it is cheap but i just spent $150 on my computer and i have a new GF that is older so for now im not going to but soon i hope.:laugh:
 
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Good choice on the 5K BE. If you already ordered it and using it never mind. I bought a OEM 5600+ and it rules.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103771

The above is retail, but just give an idea. The 1MB cache per core really helps. And it runs decent cool too. Check my sig for the current speed. I hit 3.45 once. booted into windows but was not stable. Currently at 3.25Ghz @ 1.4V. It goes to 58/55C on both cores with full load using the Antec sh.. But i might change it to AS5 or MX-2 later. The 5K BE at the same speed will be tad slower in most applications.

Just my 2 cents.
 

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Good choice on the 5K BE. If you already ordered it and using it never mind. I bought a OEM 5600+ and it rules.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103771

The above is retail, but just give an idea. The 1MB cache per core really helps. And it runs decent cool too. Check my sig for the current speed. I hit 3.45 once. booted into windows but was not stable. Currently at 3.25Ghz @ 1.4V. It goes to 58/55C on both cores with full load using the Antec sh.. But i might change it to AS5 or MX-2 later. The 5K BE at the same speed will be tad slower in most applications.

Just my 2 cents.
I already ordered the 5000 BE. but thanks :toast: