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Old 08-21-2004, 12:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 64 bit processor

Im thinking about buying a 64 bit processor but i dont know what mother board is needed for compatability.

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Old 08-21-2004, 01:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Well are you going for a 940 pin or 939 pin? If you head over to http://www.newegg.com, go to the motherboard section, then use the 939/949 pin filter (whichever one your getting) it will show a list of motherboards that are compatible and plenty of reviews. Head over to http://www.tomshardware.com to check what your getting as well

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Old 08-21-2004, 01:49 AM   #3 (permalink)
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it requires registered ram, which is a waste of time and money

for the best results, get socket 939 (you can also get socket 754, but you wont get stuff like dual channel RAM)
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Old 08-24-2004, 05:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You also might want to check out this site. If you dont already have farcry you get a free copy or it when you get a combo of an athlon 64 mobo and proccesor.

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