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My cpu is being funkey so I'm looking at getting a new one. Is this one any good? It's for some reason less money that the X2 equilivent (4400 toledo) by $22 and has a lower stock voltage of 1.3V VS 1.35V.
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post #2 of 11
I would just get the opteron 148.
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post #3 of 11
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I would just get the opteron 148.
It has to be duelcore with 2X1MB. Looks like these are my choices http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ubmit=Property
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post #4 of 11
The Opteron 175 Dual cores are a good CPU.. bearing in mind that most Skt 939 MBs do not officially support Opteron... you should find that this runs better over the X2 - being cooler and may well OC easier than the X2 equivalent.
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post #5 of 11
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The Opteron 175 Dual cores are a good CPU.. bearing in mind that most Skt 939 MBs do not officially support Opteron... you should find that this runs better over the X2 - being cooler and may well OC easier than the X2 equivalent.
Would this cpu work out okay with the asrock dual? If not what motherboard will work good?
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post #6 of 11
Personally I'd replace your "Generic DDR400" RAM in your sig first that way you can overclock a less expensive CPU, same core, with a lower multiplier like the 10x instead of 11x. Or just buy that CPU and run it close to stock.
    
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post #7 of 11
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Personally I'd replace your "Generic DDR400" RAM in your sig first that way you can overclock a less expensive CPU, same core, with a lower multiplier like the 10x instead of 11x. Or just buy that CPU and run it close to stock.
If I got this cpu I would be getting a new mobo and ram. The ram I've already picked out; the mushkin HP 2X1gb kit 2-3-3-7. But what motherboard would work well?
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post #8 of 11
Then there are many MBs available for you and will depend how you wish to use it and are you carrying across the AGP GPU?
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post #9 of 11
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Then there are many MBs available for you and will depend how you wish to use it and are you carrying across the AGP GPU?
I sure hope to. I paid $540 for this thing including shipping tax and cooling.
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post #10 of 11
OK.. so this narrows down your choice fo 939/AGP MBs... so what are the key factors for using the system as a whole, OC'ing, Benching or 24/7 Application and some gaming?
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