advice on ATHLON64 3400+

  pete-290318 00:20 25 Apr 2006

I am trying to decide which processor to buy for a s754 m/board.

There are 6 versions of the 3400+ cpu listed on AMD site.

2 run at 2200 Mhz and have 1MB level 2 cache and 2 run at 2400 Mhz but with only 512Kb of level 2 cache.

Can anyone tell me whether I'm best with the higher frequency or larger level2 cache or will I see no difference?.

The other differences are the stepping codes. one of which is CO and the others CG. I cannot find any info on these codes as to whether one is better than another.

Any views will be helpful, thanks.

  Diodorus Siculus 01:00 25 Apr 2006

The higher level 2 cache will be marginally better

  pete-290318 01:05 25 Apr 2006

Thanks for that ... I've found a site which explains the codes and will now see whats available at the right price.


  ianeon 04:52 25 Apr 2006

PETE 77 - Could you please let me have the address of this site? Thank you

  pete-290318 21:49 25 Apr 2006

Try these.... they explain a few points

click here

click here

  ianeon 07:07 29 Apr 2006

Thank you - They were very helpful

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