The current socket is AM3+ and both Bulldozer (FX-x1xx/FX-6200) and Piledriver (FX-x3xx) are officially only supported on this socket, although some AM3 boards have received unofficial Bulldozer support.
AM3 was the socket before AM3+...
Quote:Originally Posted by Jollyriffic there is zero benefit in going mac
with mac you get
over priced hardware
over priced software
if you want a unix/linux based os like a mac, why not just build...
Quote:Originally Posted by PCSolutions What Gen is the i3-T2330M? and what would be a 3rd Gen hd 4000 graphics laptop?You'd be looking for a 3000-series CPU. AFAIK the 3200-series has got HD 2500 graphics, but I might be wrong
It's not a 3225k. Hence, no overclocking.
Also if you don't really need a video card, you don't need an A10-5800k either. For the 4300, however, you'll need a cheap GPU or a motherboard with a graphics chip (700-series/800-series...
In that regard, it seems like a very fine PC. I would think, however, that there's no reason not to go for 4 GB of RAM. Browsers can be fairly memory-hungry and being out of memory is extremely annoying.