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Old 08-01-2006, 10:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Toledo still a good choice?

I am looking at getting some upgrades, one of which is this processor and am a little worried that perhaps I should not get it what with the AM2 things out now. Any thoughts?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103544

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EDIT: oh and I have 3rd party cooling and will definately OC so I was wondering what OCs people had gotten with this CPU. Thanks
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Old 08-01-2006, 10:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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well, if you already have a good socket 939 setup then ya it would still be a good upgrade. if you're starting out from scratch, its better to stick to socket AM2
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I agree with the last poster 100%. Also, save yourself some money...
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...ctCode=80728-R
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I am not starting from scratch, I have a DFI Lanparty nF4 Ultra-D mobo and everything else in my sig (which I need to update but it gives you a good idea of my setup).

Does that even work with this processor? I know very little about dual core.

Also how does this compare to opterons? Do you guys think I would be happy with this one since I am an OCing gamer who also does some video stuff and definate graphic editing with Photoshop?

Thanx for the input.
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as far as i know, amd hasn't cut the prices on their opteron line, so the X2 is your best bet. the 4800+ is compatible with your mobo, you may need a bios update though.. (but i doubt it..). as for OC'ability, it doesn't really matter since the 4800+ is already pretty fast... if you can squeese 200mhz from each core you've got yourself an FX60, which isn't bad
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Dude the 4800+ PwNz0rS!! No seriously its awesome as heck. I have great cooling and i have no reason to OC it at all. If you buy you will be VERY happy.
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