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post #1 of 7
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This is about my current system which You can see the specs for below. I wanted to know if I upgraded to a sempron 3000+ with 512k cache and overclocked it a little bit if I would notice any performance improvement?
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post #2 of 7
You wont notice a big difference...but it will help
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post #3 of 7
upgrade to a 3700
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post #4 of 7
I dont think his Processor is a 939 socket.
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post #5 of 7
Frankly, I doubt it would be worth the expence provided that 2600+ is a "Barton" since your most likely not going to get anymore OCing out of it that the 2600+. Basically a Sepron 3000+ w/512 is a Barton with a different name.

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Thread Starter 
yeah its a socket 462, lol. Its a pretty old board from atleast 4 years ago. I think Im just going to save my money to put towards the new system I will be building on the other thread. Anyways, thanks a lot.
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post #7 of 7
A 939 mobo, 3700 Sandy and a 7600GT PCI-E card will cost about $225. or cheaper, pretty cheap for a rig that'll do almost anything you wanna do, and do it decently.
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