3.4 GHz

Jul 3, 2004
  1. does anyone have the kind of new Intel 3.4GHz stock? is it much better then 3.0 or 3.2?
  2. werty316

    werty316 TS Rookie Posts: 185

    Well 3.4GHz is faster than 3.0GHz and 3.2GHz
  3. STK

    STK TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102

    ya i know that, but i was wondering if the change in performance is noticible if you go to 3.4 from a 3.0 or 3.2.
  4. snowman

    snowman TS Rookie Posts: 183

    no. i dont think it would be. and it wouldnt be worth the money wasted.
  5. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 7,029   +616

    The only reason I'd buy a 3.4GHz CPU now is if I had a lot of money in my pockets and nothing to do with it... but even then I'd probably end up saving some money, get a 3.2GHz processor and lose some 1-8% of overall system performance that I'd end up not noticing. All of this based on the current CPU pricing, of course.
  6. BrownPaper

    BrownPaper TS Rookie Posts: 407

    A 3GHz P4 is the most expensive I think anyone would want to spend. If you already have an Intel CPU at around 3 GHz, there is little point getting a 3.4GHz one.

    Wait a while if you have the money to spend on a 3.4GHz P4. Intel will come out with a better CPU with 64-bit extensions like AMD. AMD will surely have something really great by that time.

    A 3.4GHz P4 is just not worth the money right now.
  7. STK

    STK TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102

    k just wanted to get everyones two cents
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