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Method Man
11-30-2002, 03:36 PM
Ok, I'm going to build a system and was wondering if a P4 2.8B is worth the extra $200 over getting over the P4 2.4?


Thanks, I don't know much about Intel's...I'm an AMD man that is coming over to the "Dark Side" :banana:

This is going to go into a Shuttle SB51G
http://www.lostcircuits.com/motherboard/shuttle_sb51g/sb51g.jpg

Chassis
Dimension (L)300*(W)200*(H)185 2.85Kg (N.W.) 4.65Kg (G.W.)


Front Panel USB * 2 Line-out/Headphone * 1 MIC * 1 1394 * 1 SPDIF * 1


Back Panel Serial Port * 2 1394 * 2 USB * 2 LAN * 1 Parallel Port * 1(optional)


Extension Bay 5.25" * 1 3.5" * 2


Mainboard FB51
Form Factor Small Form Factor


CPU Socket 478 400/533MHz FSB


Chipsets
North bridge:Intel 845GE South bridge:ICH4


Memory DDR 200/266/333 * 2


VGA Intel 845GE performance 256-bit 3D engine


Audio AC ’97 (supports 5.1 channel) Support Digital SPDIF In/Out


Expansion Slot PCI * 1 AGP * 1


IDE interface ATA-100


Power 200W (PFC)


Accessory TV-Out Support (Option), USB 2.0, Aluminum Chassis


Hot Features Hyper Threading support, Shuttle Form Factor, Shuttle I.C.E. heat-pipe technology

Thanks :toast:

Zroc
11-30-2002, 04:20 PM
Price/performance-wise? No, the 2.8 isn't worth double the price, because you won't get double the performance at any point.

If you're chasing the highest overclock, though, get the 2.8. You can't raise voltage with the SB51G, so the 2.8 will definitely achieve a higher overall clock at default voltage.

Good luck...

Method Man
11-30-2002, 04:56 PM
thanks:banana:

Zroc
11-30-2002, 09:20 PM
No sweat...

http://etrata.home.attbi.com/flash/banana.swf