Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD CPUs › CPU upgrade!!! any recommendations
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

CPU upgrade!!! any recommendations - Page 2

post #11 of 15
Is your memory DDR 400?

edit - I guess it must be if your Intel is 800 FSB. In that case, it's certainly worth holding onto and using in your upgraded system.
Computer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Quad Q6600 ASUS P5E X38 8800Ultra OC Crucial Ballistix 2GB 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
Western Digital Raptor Samsung 940BX nord lead 2X Seasonic S12 650W 
Case
Lian Li PC-65B 
  hide details  
Reply
Computer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Quad Q6600 ASUS P5E X38 8800Ultra OC Crucial Ballistix 2GB 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
Western Digital Raptor Samsung 940BX nord lead 2X Seasonic S12 650W 
Case
Lian Li PC-65B 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 15
Thread Starter 
Yep DDR400, so its fairly decent? it wont limit me too far on an AMD overclock?
By the way, the heat spreader that came stock on it actually works fairly well
BlackN'Blue.
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Opteron 165 DFI Lanparty UT evga 7800GT volt modded 4x512 DDR400 Super-Talent 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA+300GB Maxtor IDE CD-RW/DVD-RW Vista ultimate x64 2x 19" Avidav LCD 
KeyboardPowerMouse
KEIO MSI 450w Turbo Stream KEIO optical 
  hide details  
Reply
BlackN'Blue.
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Opteron 165 DFI Lanparty UT evga 7800GT volt modded 4x512 DDR400 Super-Talent 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA+300GB Maxtor IDE CD-RW/DVD-RW Vista ultimate x64 2x 19" Avidav LCD 
KeyboardPowerMouse
KEIO MSI 450w Turbo Stream KEIO optical 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaxwellTD View Post
Yep DDR400, so its fairly decent? it wont limit me too far on an AMD overclock?
By the way, the heat spreader that came stock on it actually works fairly well
They're fine and they shouldn't limit your OC (you can run a divider) but you should have 2GB if you want to future proof your rig
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opteron 148 DFI Ultra-D EVGA 7600GT KO 2x512mb Patriot LLK(TCCD) 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB Samsung SP2504C XP SP2 17" CRT Zippy GSM-6600P 600W 
Case
Centurion 5 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Opteron 148 DFI Ultra-D EVGA 7600GT KO 2x512mb Patriot LLK(TCCD) 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250GB Samsung SP2504C XP SP2 17" CRT Zippy GSM-6600P 600W 
Case
Centurion 5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaxwellTD View Post
im already pissing myself as it is spending the money on this 165, although i plan to put my current mobo and processor on ebay
Put it to good use in this on line deal
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...t-nf4-sli.html
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X4 965 ASUS M4A79 Deluxe 9800GTx2 2x2G OCZ Reapers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
KeyboardPowerMouse
MS KU462 Natural SS DA750 MS 5 button 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
X4 965 ASUS M4A79 Deluxe 9800GTx2 2x2G OCZ Reapers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500G WD Black LiteOn CD/DVD R/W Win7 64 22'' ws Acer AL2223W 
KeyboardPowerMouse
MS KU462 Natural SS DA750 MS 5 button 
  hide details  
Reply
post #15 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaxwellTD View Post
Yep DDR400, so its fairly decent? it wont limit me too far on an AMD overclock?
By the way, the heat spreader that came stock on it actually works fairly well
DDR400 is the fastest memory socket 939 systems use stock (200MHz is the system frequency by default). It will only limit you if you want to overclock your memory... you might not be able to get it much above 200MHz. If you only care about overclocking the CPU, you can just use a divider like boredom said.

Excellent choices on the Opteron 165 and DFI lanparty motherboard... they are literally the best of the best.
Computer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Quad Q6600 ASUS P5E X38 8800Ultra OC Crucial Ballistix 2GB 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
Western Digital Raptor Samsung 940BX nord lead 2X Seasonic S12 650W 
Case
Lian Li PC-65B 
  hide details  
Reply
Computer
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core 2 Quad Q6600 ASUS P5E X38 8800Ultra OC Crucial Ballistix 2GB 
Hard DriveMonitorKeyboardPower
Western Digital Raptor Samsung 940BX nord lead 2X Seasonic S12 650W 
Case
Lian Li PC-65B 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD CPUs
Overclock.net › Forums › AMD › AMD CPUs › CPU upgrade!!! any recommendations