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AMD Duron 800 MHz Review - Processors  1
(Duron 800)
AMD has another winner on their hands with the next step in their Duron line of processors. The 800 MHz Duron was only an average of 8% slower than its Thunderbird counterpart. Considering that there is currently a $39 difference between costs ($146 – $109) for the supplier that I looked at, the difference in performance is very minimal.

Taking into consideration the overclocking potential of the Duron line, not just the 800 MHz model, you can really get a great deal on one of these CPUs. Keep in mind that I took the Duron 800 that I was sent to 1 GHz without any extra cooling, and only having to bump up the voltage 0.1v. While the processor still got very hot, a high-quality HSF (such as the Tai Sol model) should be able to keep anything under 1.2 GHz cool enough to function correctly.

The Duron 800 MHz is in stock at many retailers and you can be sure to have better luck finding this model than you have in the past. Check below for the list of the best prices and resellers from iBuyer.

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(9.0 / 10.0)

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Thanks goes out to Rob Weaver of iBuyer.net for supplying the review sample Duron 800 MHz processor. To get the Duron 800 MHz at $109, visit: Monarch Computer.

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