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I am interesting in AMD as my next processor. I have never used AMD before. Could someone give me a chart with the new/best to old/worst sockets and processors from AMD?
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Well I don't know of a chart but since nobody has responded yet I'll tell you what I know.

The sockets are in this order according to speed:

Socket 939
Socket 754
Socket A

The processors all have a speed rating followed by a + (except the FX series) which is supposed to be the intel equivilent in Mhz, although I have a feeling that it's not accurate any more. Currently the fastest AMD single core CPU is the FX-57, and the fastest dualcore cpu is the X2 4800.

I hope that helps.
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You can check out the sticky at the top of the AMD CPUs Section. Follow the chart and you can see the core names, socket names, multipliers, frequencies, and more. Then check out the FAQs/Guides or use the search function for specific questions. If you still can't find what you're looking for then post a thread in the designated area on the forum.
    
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