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Just wanted to see what another great amd cpu would be to use besides the FX series. Thinking bout selling this rig and downgrading some and need some input on a good cpu/board setup that will OC better then this thing lol
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Opteron 170. Great CPU. 10x Multi...Enough to get you quite far. But honestly...you're set with what you got anyways...
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I see no point in downgrading unless something happened in the family and need the money desperately. The fx-60 smokes everything until conroe comes out.
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Yeah, Opteron 148-150, 170-185, 3700SD, 4000SD, 4200X2/4400X2 or 4800X2.
Those are the "faster" AMD processors that are currently out there on the 939 platform.
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Yea i like the setup, just not much for a OCer tho even with whats inside it
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Honestly if you want to downgrade, don't go any further down than the 4400+ X2, it is the same CPU as your FX60 but with a 2.2GHz stock speed, everything else is the same and by brother's 4400+ is overclocked to 2820MHz right now with a Big Typhoon cooling it so his is faster than yoru FX60 anyways, and your FX60 at 2.81 is still slower because his has a lower multi so his is running with a faster HTT and higher memory speeds.

EDIT/// If you're looking for a whole new system, I'd reccomend a Pentium D 900 series over that FX, as you can see my 930 (only costs about $300) is cooled by a Big Typhoon and is overclocked to 4.21GHz stable and bootable at 4.5GHz, at 4.21 it out benches 2.9GHz FX60s left and right.
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Originally Posted by TheAlienwareGamer
Yea i like the setup, just not much for a OCer tho even with whats inside it
I think you need to examine your computer setup a little further. I responded to a post you put in the benchmark section, and I will ask you to do the same here. Post a screenshot of the application CPU-Z of the cpu tab and the memory tab so we can get a better idea of what type of settings you have. I do not think that it is time to throw in the towel on your setup yet. There is something at play here besides your cpu I think. Give us some good information and let us examine it.
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Especially with that motherboard, its a monster overclocker.
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Here's what i have at the moment.........
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Nothing unusual there. What kind of voltage is your Vdimm set at in your bios? What is the exact model and revision number of your memory? (You may have to look at the module to determine *attached image*)

You can bump up your Vcore a little too, temperature dependent of course. I think with your BT you should have not problems getting up to 1.55volts. I don't think that your processor is what is holding you back though. Answer those two questions and we can take it from there.
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