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so the motherboard in my am3 system went bad
and I got a abit IP35 Pro XE for my gaming rig (sig rig)
for whatever reason if gigabyte were to denied my rma
would I be better off selling the PII and ddr3 and getting a q9650 for my gaming rig
and have it replace my am3 folding rig
and use it as my gaming/folding rig
the ram I'm going to be using for the gaming system will be
mushkin redline ddr2 1066mhz

so PII 965 vs q9650 witch one comes out on top




EDIT:if I use the new lga775 board for my mane rig, I can still keep my 3dfx rig the same, with the voodoo5500
instead of lossing the v5.5k with the upgrade
meaning I can sell the ddr3 PII and the gt220 (old physx card) and the E5200 (spare cpu) I was going to use in it
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 3/26/11 at 10:13pm
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I would stick with the AM3 since the possibility exists for a bios update that would allow you to throw in a bulldozer cpu.
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Can't you get an i5 instead of a Q9650?
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I would stick with the AM3 since the possibility exists for a bios update that would allow you to throw in a bulldozer cpu.
pin difference
that and it's a 790X chip set
and if I can't get if fix how would I use it
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Can't you get an i5 instead of a Q9650?
well ya
but that be the same as buying a new mobo for the am3 system +a cpu
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 3/26/11 at 10:04pm
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post #5 of 9
Q9650 is a bit faster and could OC better.
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post #6 of 9
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Q9650 is a bit faster and could OC better.
what about the ddr2
will that slow the system down?
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post #7 of 9
the Q9650 will beat the 965. the Q9550 beats the 965 clock for clock, so the 9650 will defiently be better.

and no, DDR2 wont slow the system down. i'm on DDR2 and im running a 500fsb and i get just around 56gflops and 16,500 in vantage.

its all bout fsb and multiplier.
 
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How about you sell that ABIT board to me and pray that gigabyte RMA's your AMD board, which I am sure they won't have a problem because their RMA Dept will RMA just about anything.
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How about you sell that ABIT board to me and pray that gigabyte RMA's your AMD board, which I am sure they won't have a problem because their RMA Dept will RMA just about anything.
ya but I broke off the 4pin fan header cover and lost the ultra durable plats
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