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I have been thinking of building a new pc for gaming......I have many good components that i want to retain to keep the cost down for this particular moment..... I have an x850xt (agp) memory, liquid cooling, and everything else to go with..... Ive been thinking of tossing together a 1.48 op paired with an agp motherboard with the rest of my components... I plan of course on overclocking.... I have found a 1.48 OP at tigerdirect for $279.99 and Gigabite AGP board that accepts opterons for $77.95....... Ok, let me have it... What do you think?
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Is it the K8NS-Ultra 939 board? I just sold one of those and its a pretty decent NF3 board.
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Its a k8nsc...... Im just baffled on what to go with for a proccessor...148op, 165op, 64 4000+, 64 x2 4200+ or x2 4400+..Those chips are all within $300-500 range... I game alot and dont want stability problems when overclocking......Think fast(but stable)
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you will like the opteron 148
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Why not go for a 3700+ San Diego Athlon? I have both a 3700+ and a 4000+ and they are fast, stable and oc well. Everyone on this forum is starting to rave about opterons but essentially they are the same as the athlons with different testing standards. there are no guarantees that they will oc higher (depends on steppings) than the athlons. also, they are more money. Save the dough for something else.
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Robilar I totally agree ever since I signed up for overclock.net all I found was opterown, opty is the best etc. the 3700+ SANDY is really good, especially the E4 stepping which can handle 70C max temp
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I just oredered a 148... $156 from newegg. and if you want to oc.. look for a dfi board
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256?
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yeah sorry... lol
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Originally Posted by soloz2
I just oredered a 148... $156 from newegg. and if you want to oc.. look for a dfi board
:withstupi I agree with soloz on the dfi board. I have heard they are very good for overclocking and thats why i am going to get one . You may have heard that there are problems with them but if you ever get into any problems you can just ask the people on this forum or the people on the DFI-Street Forums
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