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The difference of VENICE / WINCHESTER core?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by philb, 30 Jul 2005.

  1. philb

    philb What's a Dremel?

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    Is there any significant differences between the two?

    Also any advice on a motherboard, looking for NF4 probably, or nf3, but not to intersted in SLi!!

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  2. RotoSequence

    RotoSequence Lazy Lurker

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    Venice is a 90nm core with SSE 3 instruction sets and an improved memory controller. Since prices are essentially the same, you want the Venice. There are plenty of Nforce 4 boards out there that arent equipped with SLI; DFI's Nforce 4 Ultra based board isnt very expensive, and overclocks like crazy. Or, you could be cheap and go with one of the less expensive ones out there.
     
  3. webbyman

    webbyman Hax.

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    yea what he said and winne's are also 90nm but can't support 4 dimms at ddr400
    also they only have sse2 and venices clock a tiny bit better.
     
  4. Highland3r

    Highland3r Minimodder

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    Both 90nm, Venice is based on the E3 core revision, with a slightly improved memory controller, and SSE3 support.
    Get the venice over winnie any day :)
     
  5. Kameleon

    Kameleon is watching you...

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    And don't forget the "extra layers of copper interconnects" in Venice - that was the difference between Tbred A and B, and look how much that helped ;)
     

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