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Hey guys, iam trying to buy a new cpu and mobo . How much am i willing to spend ? dont worry about it cuz iam trading my current cpu , mobo with new ones and ill pay difference . All i need is a good value cpu and mobo that have better performance than my current system, MY system is ASUS A8N-E nForce 4 Ultra with Venice 3500+ . Well i wana know the difference between all these followng cpus ...........

AMD ATHLON SINGLE CORE
Winnie , Newcastle , Venny,

vs.

OPETRONS......

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Iam actully looking for single core CPU not dual. Also iam looking for a cpu that overclocks good. So thats why i wana know whats the performance difference between Opetrons ( that i dont know nuttin about ) and the amds like ( Venice , winnie and newcastle ) . However, about MoBo i want a good mobo that has ADVANCED options for overclocking and high Vcore. Not to forget i want an good RAM that would suite the overclocking that iam going to get off that cpu or mobo lol .


Currently i got Venice 3500+ that was overclocked to 2.7ghz but it keeps crashing cuz i cannot give more Vcore cuz asus limited vcore to 1.55v . Also Corsair value was limiting me too it sux honestly . Thanks .
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post #2 of 56
well, it would help if you gave us a $ amount you are willing to spend total.....cpu/mobo
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Wow. Rough grammar even for a message board.

Go with an Opteron 165 and a DFI Ut-NF4 Ultra D
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103588
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152

If I had the funds to upgrade, that's where I'd go.
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Sorry for grammer iam going to edite my fisrt post.
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post #5 of 56
if you want to save about $120 on the CPU, i would go with the:

opteron 148

i think the DFI mb is great. you can always mod the board later and make it SLI too. see here

im probably going to do this later on, but its not necessary for me now because im too poor for SLI
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by blazin-asian
if you want to save about $120 on the CPU, i would go with the:

opteron 148

i think the DFI mb is great. you can always mod the board later and make it SLI too. see here

im probably going to do this later on, but its not necessary for me now because im too poor for SLI

Okay u didnt tell me whats the performance difference . Also why would i go with DFI ?

HURRY UP GUYS IAM ORDERING THIS TOMOROW W/E U GUYS PREFER ILL BE ORDERING IT TOMOROW
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Damn this cpu rox 148!! opetron !!! what u guys think about it ?
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post #7 of 56
That asus motherboard should get more vcore than 1.55. Update your bios. I have seen bios 1002 go up to 1.65vcore.
First flash your bios or at least find out if you can get more before buying a new motherboard.
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post #8 of 56
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tytlyf
That asus motherboard should get more vcore than 1.55. Update your bios. I have seen bios 1002 go up to 1.65vcore.
First flash your bios or at least find out if you can get more before buying a new motherboard.
Man i updated the stupid BIOS and Vcore stayed same , also the old overclock that was stable for like 10 houres on Primetest now its not even near being stable for 10 min . I get sick of something once it crashes so many times ..


Edite * where did u get that ? and is this update for A8N-E ?
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post #9 of 56
From what I hear if your CPU is 130nm then it can go up to 1.65v and if its 90nm then it can only goto 1.55
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post #10 of 56
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tweako_420
From what I hear if your CPU is 130nm then it can go up to 1.65v and if its 90nm then it can only goto 1.55

Well y'all know 3500+ venice is 90nm :S


Edite * tytlyf * u own Venus148 is it good ? and what kinda MoBo u got and ram ? it says u got it to 2.9mhz :S .Also whats that CABYE0542 ???
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