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Which is better?.. [email protected](FSB=75) or [email protected](FSB=100)

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Shane314159

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Dec 26, 2003
at this speed which is better:

an 8% increase in processor speed (and FSB=75) or an FSB of 100Mhz?

Thanks.
 

skitlets

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Location
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most likely the higher 100 fsb. more fsb = more bandwidth! though u are dealing with most likely some slow pc100 ram or something. test it out and find out
 

attack

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May 23, 2002
your front side bus is the speed at which the motherboard operates. Your motherboard is what makes all the components of a PC "talk" to each other...2 of the most improtant things are RAM and CPU.
If your doing applications that are pure number crunching and don't need to access the memory, the faster cpu will produce better results. However, in real world performance memory is critical for speed. In this case your memory is being accessed at a 33% increase, with a 8% decrease in cpu speed. This would probably be faster depending on how memory intensive the application is. To say one is "faster" than the other would only be relative to the task being done. So your best bet is to test them with the application you plan on running (or applications).
 

Susquehannock

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Location
Maryland, USA
StinkNBreff said:
I dont get it .. At all ..

I'm still kind of new at this, but the highway analogy
helped me understand what's going on.

The multi = # of cars on the road

FSB = number of lanes on the road


Raising the multi is like forcing more cars through
a two lane highway. But increasing the front side bus
is like adding extra lanes to that road.

Hope that helps. :D
 

DonP

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Location
Cincinnati, OH
Shane314159 said:
Opinions please.

Much appreciated,

Regards,

Shane.

He is choosing between two different celleries.

I say go for the 300. Maybe you can push it a little higher than [email protected] (if your BIOS supports it).

Whoever said try the applications on both processors was ultimately correct, but if you can't do this, I think in general the faster FSB will win at these CPU speeds.

Tell us the MoBo you plan on using.
 

dippy_skoodlez

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Susquehannock said:


I'm still kind of new at this, but the highway analogy
helped me understand what's going on.

The multi = # of cars on the road

FSB = number of lanes on the road


Raising the multi is like forcing more cars through
a two lane highway. But increasing the front side bus
is like adding extra lanes to that road.

Hope that helps. :D


Wow.. thats great 8)
 

Cow2kie

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Joined
Jul 20, 2003
Here is a fsb test I did.

The System - AMDxp 2400 @ 2.2ghz
NF7-s ver 2
Mushkin lvl 2 3500ddr (running 1:1 ratio w/ all of the below fsb's)
Radeon 9800



Game specs - Unreal Tournament 2003
1024x768
All details were turned to the highest possible
Hardware Sound



2.2ghz @ 220 fsb

Low Average High

Flyby-Antalus
61.346760 / 182.560333 / 516.792969 fps -- Score = 182.688080
Botmatch-Antalus
12.400755 / 63.185528 / 138.136414 fps -- Score = 63.212151

2.2ghz @ 200 fsb

Flyby-Antalus
60.306820 / 180.732651 / 493.529236 fps -- Score = 180.869583
Botmatch-ANtalus
12.498682 / 61.714546 / 132.830933 fps -- Score = 61.741360

2.2ghz @ 158 fsb

Flyby-Antalus
56.646713 / 174.745575 / 547.705017 fps -- Score = 174.884506
Botmatch-Antalus
11.931516 / 55.577744 / 122.386230 fps -- Score = 55.600574

2.2ghz @ 133 fsb

Flyby-Antalus
53.330807 / 167.944153 / 541.937073 fps -- Score = 168.078766
Botmatch-Antalus
11.830409 / 51.822792 / 114.233284 fps -- Score = 51.843491