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Hey guys, i just got my second x1950 pro and am swapping case(antec p182) and mobo (ASUS M2R32-MVP)

.....but since i'm putting $600+ into this system, i'm wondering how far am2 is going to last, is 6000+ the last release?, i know that AM3 launches q2 2008 so would i be condeming myself to a 4200+ @ 2.6-3.0ghz or will there be other releases.

PS: A 3.0ghz cpu seems to be the sweet spot for AMD, what kind of performance can i expect from this?
    
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Well it depends what CPU do you have now Dual Core or Single Core?If single core it would be better getting a 3Ghz. or Duo Core.
 
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Well the AM2+ is supposed to work with AM2 MoBo, just not all the features (Hyperthreadng I think?). And at the rate release dates keep getting pushed back......
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Seeing as Barcelona is AM2, I think it still has a good bit of life.
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it's in my sig, "x2" windsor
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blupupher View Post
(Hyperthreadng I think?)
Isn't that intels technology while AMD's is Hypertransport?
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