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What MOBO is best for this CPU??

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OK guys, I'm a newbie and I have the proof here!! I just bought a CPU off of Ebay and thought it was a socket 754, there were no details on it and it was going for cheap with only 1 minute left so I placed a bid and won it. Well I recieved it today and (thanks to you guys for helping me identify it), it appears to be a 939, not 754. Great, but there isn't much info on it. It's a Sempron 3400+ (SDA3400DIO2BW), appears to be a limited edition CPU made back in 2001.
I was hoping you guys could help me with a MOBO to go with it (nothing too complicated or expensive, under $150 please), as I'm still back in the stone age 754's and 462's and working my way up. I would like to OC, but it's not necessary if I can get a good deal on it.
    
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You can't do much better than the DFI Lanparty NF4 SLI DR Expert, unless you get the Venus, which is outrageously priced.
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Any way I can get it any cheaper than newegg's 186 dollar price tag??
    
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I'm not sure the 939 Semprons were being made back in 01. Make sure you know what you have first.
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Also, I wouldn't go spending more than 90 bucks or so for a MB for a sempron. No need. People in these forums are quick to recommend top of the top of the line products. This would be a good one. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131530
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Originally Posted by StepsAscend
I'm not sure the 939 Semprons were being made back in 01. Make sure you know what you have first.
agreed. Its smart to be sure when youre unsure ^^

But basically any DFI board will do ya well for overclocking. The Venus has very high quality capacitators but theres only been produced 1000 models (i think), so your best choice would be the Expert. The cheapest of the DFI boards is the Ultra-D and will be very sufficient for you i guess, unless you want endless tweaking.
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post #7 of 11
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Thanks for the suggestions guys, and just to let you know, the processor says 2001 on it so I assumed that was when it was made but I could be wrong.....
    
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post #8 of 11
you need to look at the line that says e.g. 0525MPMW (week 25 of 2005) & not the © 2001 AMD at the bottom
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i would get a mobo for $80 or less especially if it is for socket 754. this is a good mobo. it is refurbished so it doesnt come with all the cables, wait for the retail if you need all the accessories.http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813136147R
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ahhhhh, 0532dpmw, I thought 2001 was pretty early for this cpu but I guess this is a limited production CPU so I wasn't sure
    
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