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939 or 478?

post #1 of 10
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Ok, so I wanna put together an older computer/new computer.
939 or 478 socket. Here we go, tell me which one is better and why...

O and I'll wanna put Ubuntu on it as well.

478 route:
mobo: http://logicalplus.stores.yahoo.net/sys6sisichso.html
I just picked a cpu, it doesnt matter.
CPU: http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?inv...00C478&cat=CPU

939 route:
mobo: http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?inv...X-BULK&cat=MBB

CPU: http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?inv...DAA4BW&cat=CPU

another 478 option for motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138079
Edited by The Master Chief - 7/7/08 at 3:56pm
post #2 of 10
939, no question. The Pentium 4's could not keep pace with the A64's.
    
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post #3 of 10
939 Ftw
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post #4 of 10
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K thanks so far, its just that I wasn't into computers when these where in there prime, so I know little about them.
post #5 of 10
939's raped the 478's.
post #6 of 10
939 all the way master chief.
Get an opteron if you can, opty 165 is really good for 939.
Edited by j0z3 - 7/7/08 at 4:24pm
    
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post #7 of 10
939 definitely

x64 architecture outperforms the 478 on all levels.

i have both setups right now and the 939 is awesome
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post #8 of 10
939 no doubt.
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post #9 of 10
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Aight sweet, I'm gettin the 939 stuff... Thanks +rep
post #10 of 10
i have a 3.20e(478) & a opteron 170 (939), no doubt the 939
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