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Point taken. I just assumed, sicne you were running a Pentium and talking badly about AMD, that you were a fanboy. My mistake. However, I would not consider it "dead" as Socket 754 and 478 aren't necessarily "dead" They still have their uses.
    
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Originally Posted by NrGx
Intel fanboy? I think not. AMD makes some great cpus (3700+) but this time it has clearly been outclassed.

If you were to make a completely new build, and had the budget for an FX-60, why not go core2?

Fact: The slowest Core2s can keep up with the FX-60

Fact2: The slowest Core2s can overclock a million times better than an FX-60

No fanboyism here. Its pure logic.
Yes thats the fact. If you are going to spend that much on an FX60 your silly to as a Conroe is cheaper and better lol.. I mean the Opty 165 can overclock better than the FX60 aswel..Thats saying something as the FX60 was supposed to be such a great chips but seems to get outdone alot.
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Well the FX60 is probably so close to its max clock that they cant really do much afterwords to it. I mean, if the San Diego chip is built to max out at 3 GHz, and you can OC a 3700 to 3, that's a big deal. If they sell you one stock that's at 2.9, and you only get a 10 MHz FSB OC, you're gonna consider it a ripoff, right?

Just a theoretical situation...
    
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Well the FX60 is probably so close to its max clock that they cant really do much afterwords to it. I mean, if the San Diego chip is built to max out at 3 GHz, and you can OC a 3700 to 3, that's a big deal. If they sell you one stock that's at 2.9, and you only get a 10 MHz FSB OC, you're gonna consider it a ripoff, right?

Just a theoretical situation...
Well i see it from your point of view to mate. However as the situation stands get a Conroe or an Opteron165 and overclock it to FX60 speeds and your also able to keep your Current RAM.
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hey your x4200 is on of the best bang for the buck easily 2.6 on air so y waste the money, i read an article on x4200 3gig on water
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hey your x4200 is one of the best bang for the buck easily 2.6 on air so y waste the money, i read an article on x4200 3gig on water
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The 4400 X2 is now IMO the best bang for buck.
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My opinion is stick with the 939 for now. I mean there is always going to be something better on the horizon right? When my 939's life is done for my masters, I intend to go the K10 (or equivalent) route, but for now I'd rather sit back and enjoy it. Stable clocks have been seen up to 3.6-3.8 GHz, but I have not yet achieved them. It up to you, its expensive, but wow, I love it.
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3.6Ghz to 3.8Ghz is very far-fecthed. You have three options: 1) Go with the S939 chip. 2) Go Conroe 3) Wait for something better, dunno how long btw?

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http://www.amdzone.com/modules.php?o...page&artid=245

Stable at 3.6
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