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X2 240 ~ upgrade?

post #1 of 5
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Just snagged a new m5a970.

Current cpu is x2 240
Worth upgrading?

I'm thinking of spending no more than $75.

Also, 560BE for sale here @ ocn, 1 = used w/ confirmed unlock for $75
the other bnib, for $75.

What to do???
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post #2 of 5
if that mobo is decent for overclocking, just get any nice quad core and have fun wink.gif
it would be a nice upgrade
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post #3 of 5
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I'm getting 3.5 stable @ 48°c \ 1.404v

Think I'll stay with the 240 ¡!

Still can't get windows to run from my old hdd...
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post #4 of 5
906T is great chip for unlocking/overclocking

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0382790 99$

960t worth it thumb.gif
post #5 of 5
Any Phenom II X4 9XX would be a good upgrade for you.
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