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Looking to buy a new computer here like a week and here are my questions. I'm thinking 939 because i wont upgrade after this computer for while besides more ram/video card. What CPU do you sugjest, 300 dollar limit give or take. Dual core opty or dual manchester/Toledo. I know the pro's and cons of why i should go am2 blah blah but right now it isn't worrht it to me seeing how i have no will to go quad core or buy the new cpu's they are comming out with. i have a 3200xp right now anything is a upgrade well if you can put up an argument why to go am2 i'd like to hear and and i may do it.........maybe and last thing
I'M NOT BUYING A CONROE! I DON'T WANT A CONROE I'M AN AMD "fanboy"
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post #2 of 27
Go AM2... if you don't plan to upgrade anytime soon
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why? with am2 thats just a stepping stone to " upgrade " to quad core and new am2 arciteture
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Why? Because S939 is dead....
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post #5 of 27
I'd get the dual core opteron. Right now, the Opteron 165 is selling for $159 on Newegg (out of stock though).

What is the total budget for the whole new rig, and do you need all parts?
    
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Well I just got an X2 4200 Toledo from newegg. Even CPU-Z says its a Toledo. And I am extremely happy with it. I don't know if the stepping I got is a common one or not, but its definitly a very good one. lol. So I would reccomend an X2 4200. But any of the X2 dual cores are gonna perform pretty well.
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well I guess he made his decison, look at his sig...
    
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post #8 of 27
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i'm looking at 750-800 dollars, i need cpu/mobo/ram/case/psu/hdd * i have a 6600gt i am going to use for a little bit so i can build up the rest of the computer* i don't need optical drives/moniter

EDIT: well my sig was just something i kinda though ot but i'm wondeirng on am2 or s939 and what kind of cpu and ram
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post #9 of 27
Go conroe, its much faster!
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Kidding.

I r amd fanboy too!!

Anyway, I would suggest you get an AM2 for now, just because its the newer socket.(Better support, better proccessors will come out, etc.)
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post #10 of 27
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i was about to have a typing fit when i saw that conroe sugjestion hmm am2, i'm about as familar with am2 and ddr2 memory as i am with the inner workings of woman.........any help guys/girls?
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