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Hi

I was saving up for a new rig this June. However I just read that the FX60 is probably AMD's last socket 939 processor and that the new AM2 processor will be released in the first half of this year. Will it be worthwhile then to wait for this new processor and new motherboards?
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post #2 of 14
Well you're not building the thing until June and the components will be out by then so um you've sort of answered your own question.
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Originally Posted by Vasco
Hi

I was saving up for a new rig this June. However I just read that the FX60 is probably AMD's last socket 939 processor and that the new AM2 processor will be released in the first half of this year. Will it be worthwhile then to wait for this new processor and new motherboards?
The AM2 should be released Q2 of this year, so should be out by the time you're looking to buy.
I'm going to wait to see what the performance increase is like first and wait for prices to settle. Hopefully it'll be more than just DDR2 support
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I wouldn't hold out, if that's what you're saying. If you have the money and you want a computer you might as well get 939. AM2's only purpose in the beginning is DDR2 support.
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wait... AM2? whats that? (sorry to steal thread for a sec)
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wait... AM2? whats that? (sorry to steal thread for a sec)
its a new socket coming out which will support DDR 2 ram
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Originally Posted by klewiss
wait... AM2? whats that? (sorry to steal thread for a sec)
Formerly known as socket M2,AMD recently announced though that it is actually going to be called AM2.
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I wouldn't hold out, if that's what you're saying. If you have the money and you want a computer you might as well get 939. AM2's only purpose in the beginning is DDR2 support.
And 65nm.. And dual core.. And a larger HT..
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And 65nm.. And dual core.. And a larger HT..

we already have dual core ;-)
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post #10 of 14
And the first AM2 cores, Orleans and Windsor are still 90nm, so AM2 is pretty much pointless if you ask me. Good for me though, cause Socket 939 prices will drop and I'm gonna get me a nice X2 4400+.
    
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