Originally Posted by Proliphic
If I were you id look into getting the Athlon 64 4000+ @ 2400 MHz,
price is about the same as the 2 Opertons
wider selection of motherboards, less heat, great gaming powerouse cpu
heres a link to show performance diff over the P4 550 @ 3400 MHz
They don't sell opteron 240's anymore, so they can't be the same price as the 4000+. You can get them used for about $50-$60.