Athlon or Opteron?

By mattkorz
Oct 11, 2006
  1. Which is better for a budget "high-performance" board, an Athlon cpu, or an Opteron?
  2. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    How much money are you talking about? Neither are good choices anymore.
  3. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Both are good performing CPU's. I'd choose the Athlon64, but if you want to overclock like crazy, then the Opteron is a great overclocking CPU.
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