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fx-60's & opteron 185's are going for like $200+

that's crazy...

and the max i'm going to spend for something that is that old would probably be around $40

i can build a destitute rig for around $200 haha

yeah, I went to ebay and looked. I posted a link for some Opty 165 chips in my previous post for like $45. I think that is your best bet.
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DFI LP NF4, CFX3200, Asus A8N32 SLI Deluxe or A8R32-MVP Deluxe, Abit NF4 32 laned SLI board or CFX board, they'd ALL be an absolutely solid 939 board.

Pair any of the above boards with an LCBQE / LCB9E / CCBBE / CCBQE Opteron (165 or higher) and you'll have a killer 939 setup.

Not worth the cost though, those boards alone are going to run you at LEAST $50, and that's assuming you can even find one that still works. Same with the chips.

You're better off getting a cheapo AM2+ / AM3 board and a Sempron.
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Any decently clocked Athlon X2, FX dual core, or Opteron dual core will be an upgrade from what you have now.
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Socket 939 CPUs are very expensive, I had one but since getting a good one (X2 4800+) is 150$+ I ended up getting a sub 200$ MB/Ram/CPU setup instead which also upgraded my setup from AGP to PCI-E. You can get an Athlon II X2 265 for around 70$ and it's basically an Athlon64 X2 6400+ but better.
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anyone know the best place to have a Dfi Expert bios chip replaced? or even a decent place to find one
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Opteron 16X/17X/18X series.
    
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I recently sold my CCBBE Opteron 185 on eBay for a little over $110 .

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anyone know the best place to have a Dfi Expert bios chip replaced? or even a decent place to find one
ill tAKE THAT AS A NO
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I bought an Athlon X2 3800+ 939 Dual-Core @2.0GHz on ebay for only $47.00 and worked out great. I put it in an old Compaq from 2005 and made a gaming machine out of it.

AX2 3800+ @2GHz 939
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I had a 3800x2 at 3.2 stable, was running a pelt though

watch out for the cfx3200's, great boards but they had some issues. Never ever owned one that worked 100% perfectly. Most of the time it was a cold-boot bug where on first bootup it would freeze in a minute or two. Reset and they are fine until they cool down. Or reset it after some seconds and it would be fine.

The only dfi nf4 I had was great up until it died, didn't even have bad temperatures

I <3 my opty 165s, lcbqe lcbqe and ccbbe or ccbwe i forget. all of them would do 3+. I did delid them though... Always felt nice going from 1.8 to 3
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ill tAKE THAT AS A NO
I might have a dead nf4 dfi, if i do it has the bios chip still. Otherwise try ebay?
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=...at=0&_from=R40
theres a ton of them for 10-15$
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