Which processor is better and why?

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  1. onedownfiveup

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    Pentium D 930 or Intel Core 2 Duo E6600?

    I realize the E6600 has 1066FSB but it says for external graphics and 800 for internal and is about $60 more.

    930 is 800fsb
     
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    Which one are you rocking?

    Why is 3200 a waste compared to 2100?
     
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    The Megahertz war is over; 3GHz is about as fast as any CPU can run before it wastes more time waiting for data than it saves by doing calculations really fast. The new game is motherboard speed and cache/thread optimization, and the newer Intels are much, much better at both. Don't waste your money on the older chip.
     
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    With this I'm assuming the Pentium D is the older chip, correct?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Alright, thanks! Pentium Core 2 Duo it is...
     
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    Went to Microcenter and they had the E4500 for sale for $69.99 and I just installed it. I like it so far.
     
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    Never even heard of it. Is it x64 or SPARC or PowerPC or what?
     

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