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Hi everyone still undecided. I have a question and I dont know how it would workout but I have a AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 3800+ from another computer and was wondering if it would work with the ASUS M5A99x. And if it will would It do well on games until I I can afford a better CPU.

That cpu is too old for newer games since it's not even an Athlon II. I think that cpu is one of the first amd dual cores?
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yes that would be one of the first athlon dual cores. thats an AM2 socket chip.
 
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post #73 of 77
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yes that would be one of the first athlon dual cores. thats an AM2 socket chip.

so a socket 939 is am2 and does a m5A99x support am2
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so a socket 939 is am2 and does a m5A99x support am2

Looks like it doesnt... These are the cpus that motherboard seems to support: FX / Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron 100 Series and the one you mentioned is an Athlon I first dual core generation.
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yea it would be a tad bit slow, although my first gaming rig had a 62 x2 4400+ with a 7800gt and I played through bulletstorm and borderlands with it thumb.gif
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post #76 of 77
you would more then likely need an AM2 motherboard for that old chip, and with the prices of ddr3 ram vs ddr2 theres no real reason to build around that dual core when you can get 8gb of ddr3 memory for $45
 
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post #77 of 77
@ krrice have you bought the mobo
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