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I was just looking through newegg, and I can get an AMD 64 3700+ SD + new 939 motherboard, for 169 shipped. I currently have a 64 3000+ OC'd to 2.4GHz(754 socket). Would the upgrade be worth the money? Would I be able to tell a big difference? In say, FPS in BF2? Or just worth it in general.


Or what would be the best upgrade choice between the 180-200 dollar range?
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I'd say the upgrade wouldn't be worth it unless you could get a dual core cpu
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Well, what would be the best thing to do for an upgrade in the 180-200 dollar range?
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AMD X2 3800+ for around $160 + find a second hand Biostar TForce 6100 / Biostar GForce M9
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Quote:
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AMD X2 3800+ for around $160 + find a second hand Biostar TForce 6100 / Biostar GForce M9

Those are AM2 sockets, so unfortunately, if I got one of those, I'd also have to buy new memory, which would be out of my current price range.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JeremyS
Those are AM2 sockets, so unfortunately, if I got one of those, I'd also have to buy new memory, which would be out of my current price range.
They are both.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...n=&srchInDesc=
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The Pook
I was referring to the processor.
post #8 of 10
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So going from 3000+ s754(512KB L2 cache) 2.4GHz to a 3700+ SD s939(1MB L2 cache) ~2.8GHz or whatever I can OC it to, isn't worth the 160 bucks?
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In short, not very much. Save up for Dual-Core.
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Quote:
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I was referring to the processor.

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