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Old 12-27-2008, 10:03 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Default Re: am2 vs am2+ cooler mount

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Originally Posted by vernong1992 View Post
Seriously? It seems like a sweet board, cheap too... I think I might replace the board and CPU (no Intel though.. because I'd have to buy another cooler and the whole upgrade thing might happen in various stages.... I need to talk to my parents about this..)

But since you are upgrading both CPU and Board, how about Intel? (not that I'm forcing this upon you.. if anything I'm glad we still have an AMD supporter)
i was going to go with the i7, but some pennies didnt fall my way @ work.
thus, i came up with an idea. get the 940. but i planned on doing it in 2 stages.

first, get a mobo ready for 140w, and a new chip to put in it (7750 is pretty cheap, so not much of a loss here), grab a new copy of vista and put the new stuff together.
sell the m2n-e + x2 6400 as a combo (maybe get $100 for both?)
a few months done the road or when ever i have the pennies, grab the 940
and plug it in.

that was my plan, i hope it follows thru for me.

i would be happy with a working pII 940 system in a few months.
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