As shown on our CPU
Comparator, the faster Athlon is
less than even 10% faster, fairly matching the clock speed difference.
However, at the going system rate of approximately US$1500 for the
Athlon-550, the difference in speed would actually correspond to the
difference in price you have found.
Is the price premium worth the increased speed? Your price difference
would suggest that is--
So if your budget can bear it, go for it! You will only be able to Quake
10% more Berserks in the same amount of time!
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