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LGA775 vs AM2 wich it worth it?

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I've now planned 2 new "rigs" but I can't decide and sorry for the thread placement couldn't really decide where to post it


INTEL LGA775 /// AMD AM2

CPU : E2140 /// Abit KN9 SLI

Mobo : DFI Infinity P965-S DARK /// AMD Athlon64 X2 3800+ 65w

RAM : PC2 - 6400 1GT DDR2 800MHz, Vitesta /// 1024MB Mushkin SP2-6400, CL5

254€ +shipping /// 188€ + shipping


Leaning towards the the LGA775

Also is the Seasonic 430w enough to power either of the rig + a 8600GT
post #2 of 25
Go with the LGA775. I suggest trying to save up some more money to move up to an E6420 processor or higher. Also, go with 2GB of RAM. It'll really help out system performance. That Seasonic PSU should be enough as all of those parts aren't power hungry.

Of course, this is all well and good if you're going to be gaming.
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LGA775 and a C2D is better.
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Although the Core 2 Duo is a better processor, I would go with the very cheap X2 3800+ so that you can get 2GB of memory.

Either that or you can get one of those E2410's and overclock like mad.
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
Either that or you can get one of those E2410's and overclock like mad.
that was my plan and when I get inspired buy a Q6600

Do I really need 2Gb?


Also who here recomends the Seasonic 430w
post #6 of 25
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Originally Posted by -Jeppe- View Post
that was my plan and when I get inspired buy a Q6600

Do I really need 2Gb?
Yeah, it's essential these days. You will see a noticeable performance increase.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by -Jeppe- View Post
that was my plan and when I get inspired buy a Q6600

Do I really need 2Gb?


Also who here recomends the Seasonic 430w
Yes 2GB is last year's 1GB, its a must have if your going to be gaming or using Vista.
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okay would this set be any good G.Skill F2-6400CL5S-2GBPQ

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231121
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I would go for these with the MIR they are $80 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146565
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post #10 of 25
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how would these do? 2GB Dual Kit DDR2-800 F2-6400CL5D-2GBNQ 5-5-5-15 they are only 100€
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