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Dual Xeon Vs Single Amd


I currently have a computer with an amd 2500 xp processor at 2ghz. I have the opportunity to buy 2 xeon processors with 512 kb caches, running 2. 2ghz. From a gaming aspect, is this a good idea? The amd runs fairly well, but i've noticed my bottleneck is most definitely my processor *1 gb ram and a e-vga 6600vid card*. I can get this xeons for fairly cheap, but i'm wondering whether i am better off saving up for an amd 3400 or something like that. Also, since i currently have an agp motherboard, i take it i would have to upgrade to an pci mobo at least, correct?

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