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post #1 of 38
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after thinking, i have decided to go Intel. Though I love AMD, they need to get their stuff together. the rig is as follows:

GeIL 1GB DDR2 667 -$99.99
ECS NFORCE 570 SLIT-A (V5.1) -97.99
Celeron D 326 -$47

Total: $244.98
the reason im switching is because AMD just came out with AM2, now Socket F and AM3 soon. It looks like Intel will stay with Socket T for a while so, i can upgrade to a Dual, or Quad core CPU. when AMD gets their things back together I will go back.
what do u guys think?
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post #2 of 38
That celeron will piss you off to no end...
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That celeron will piss you off to no end...
Seconded.
Why do you want to downgrade your system?
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post #4 of 38
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wont be downgrading. i need DDR2 to upgrade. if i buy ddr2, i have less money. if i get an AM2, it will be outdated soon. if i go 775, with a cheap CPU, i can get a decent MOBO that will support intels new line of CPUs coming ou. i will also keep this rig, for school/ media center.
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post #5 of 38
Save up for an allendale. Will beat the celeron by about 20x. (exaggeraion)
post #6 of 38
OMG, do not get that, it will be a huge downgrade to what you have now, u are going from a good mobo + cpu with 2GB RAM to a bad mobo + cpu with 1GB RAM = NO. Wait for conroe equipment to come down in price, and in the mean time upgrade your current system on S939
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post #7 of 38
I wouldnt want to splash my own cash out for a big downgrade. Wait til you can afford a Conroe. Apart from the conroe every thing else intel has sucks compared to the AMD equivilent. So stick with AMD. AMDs next gen chip will come out mid 2007 so maybe you can stick with AMD .
    
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post #8 of 38
As the rest have said that is actualy a rather large downgrade. You will benefit alot more by saving your money and getting better quality components such as a low end Conroe CPU namely the E6300 Allendale.
post #9 of 38
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Originally Posted by Evere@dy
after thinking, i have decided to go Intel. Though I love AMD, they need to get their stuff together.

Where is the loyalty bro?
Just wait and see, you won't be disappointed.

Intel?.....perish the thought!!
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post #10 of 38
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k, ill stick with 939, but what to upgrade to? Athlons are sometimes scary to overclock, meby the Opty 165, or 170?
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