Good value from an Opteron, the 165

Subject: Processors | February 13, 2006 - 04:12 PM |

X-bit Labs has found what might be the best value CPU to setup a dual core s939 system.  The Opteron 165 has come from being better for server systems to a good choice for home gaming, especially if you are looking for a great overclock.  The large L2 cache helps in most applications, though it will really shine when the game is able to take advantage of the dual core.

"AMD has been offering Opteron processors for Socket 939 systems for quite a while now. Despite

their server orientation they can suit quite well for desktop systems too. For example, our

experiments showed that Opteron 165 is a really great choice for hardware enthusiasts. Read more!"

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