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Old 7th October, 2006, 10:58 PM
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Which should be faster

I have an AMD 1.33 T bird and 1.8 P4. Which should be faster?

The board I have for the AMD has no oc features and is a NF2 IGA

The board I have for the p4 has great oc features and is an SIS.

I really do not want to set up each to find out. This will be for my wifes machine.
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Old 7th October, 2006, 11:28 PM
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Ooh an interesting question, personally I would say the P4, due to the higher clockspeed and the overclocking options (if you use them ).
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Old 8th October, 2006, 12:46 AM
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I think the P4 will be marginally faster at stock, but the fact that the board for the P4 has overclocking options is the real clincher. If you can OC the P4 board, it will IMO offer the better performance.
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Old 8th October, 2006, 02:38 AM
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It should run cooler also correct?

That will allow a quieter fan on the HS. My wife will like that..

Thanks guys...

I will use the skt A board for another project...they both will Fold...
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Old 8th October, 2006, 06:54 AM
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Not sure which CPU runs cooler. If it's an Athlon XP and an earlier P4 they both are kinda toasty.
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Old 8th October, 2006, 02:13 PM
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It's a T Bird...This thing runs a little warm..
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I'd say the P4 will probably be sumat cooler. As I recall the T-Birds started getting right toasty above about 1 GHz.
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