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Old January 26, 2010, 12:37 PM
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Ok I will be buying in the next few weeks and was wondering what people think about these 2 chips what would you buy the 920 cheap but does the xeon oc better. opinions please.

EDIT oh does only the w xeon chips work in desktop boards since the e and x series one's are low power?
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Old January 26, 2010, 12:53 PM
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The question is , did the xeon have turbo boost ? I don't check so I don't know . you don't need it now but latter if you want sell it, or use an other place, it can be something useful
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Both chips are basically identical. Go with whichever is cheaper.

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Old January 26, 2010, 01:44 PM
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Both chips are basically identical. Go with whichever is cheaper/
this was my thinking just wondering if the xeon would clock better thank folks
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