Originally Posted by t4ct1c47
AMD's first quad core implementation (FX-74) required an expensive dual socket motherboard. AMD's upcoming Barelona requires a dual socket motherboard. Intel's current quad cores and future Penryns will work fine in a typical 975x or 680i board.
I say ditch the Athlon and jump on the performance bandwagon. Check out how many enthusiasts make use of AMD systems in the Top 30 Graphics Benchmarking boards here
Just a little side note.
If you can make a penryn to work on a 975 board I'll throw my SLi DLX outta of a window instead of throwing a Phenom X4 on it.
i don't try to convince anyone that current K8's are good or not I'm just trying to say that with 3600 and good sAM2 motherboard you have wider upgradabilty.
|I say ditch the Athlon and jump on the performance bandwagon.
Totally agree with you, but with our beloved intel that wagon will stop very soon...