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Im just about to order my Crosshair MB and just wondered what the latest is on the next AMD chipset in regards to compatability with current spec boards?
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From what I have read/heard the next generation may be a new board similar to the Socket F format. Their has not been really anything definite from AMD about this, they have been pretty tight lipped. Right now they have just focused on utilizing DDR2 and improving the power usage of their processors, but in 2007 I think things will get interesting with the whole AMD/Intel battle. Unfortunately now is not the time to future-proof yourself with AMD's, Intel is a better option at this point as they will be sticking with the Socket 775 for some time.
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Thanks for the run down. Fortunatly work is paying for everything again so Ill go ahead with the Crosshair and 4200+ and wait untill AMD get their act together.
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I'm going socket F next step, with a FX-72 or 74 onboard. Next year when the Altairs are released I'll go with two FX quad cores.
    
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The Crosshair board isn't that great for AM2, get the DFI LanParty M2R/G
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