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Old 12-09-2005, 05:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What do you guys think?

I have an Intel Pentium 4 2.2 GHz processor right now and i was thinking about buying an AMD Athlon 64 3200+ 2.00 GHz/ 2.0 GHz FSB processor. Will the 2.0GHz FSB make up for the 2.00 GHz processing speed, or should i upgrade more, if so what would be your suggestion.

NOTE: the processor can not be over $230.

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Are you gaming or just doing general things? That 3200+ would be better than that P4. If you want a better cpu for around $230 get the 3700+ San Diego. Do you have another mobo for the AMD? An AMD will not work on a board made for an Intel.
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AMD their cheaper and they work just as well
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as of right now i only have the motherboard that the intel chip is on (which is a socket 478) i am planing on getting the nForce4 Ultra ATX Socket 939 Motherboard for AMD Athlon 64, Athlon 64 FX, that motherboard will support the processor.
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Thats a good choice but could I recommend getting a motherboard that supports the X2 and Opteron.
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Get a DFI, technically they dont support opterons but many people use them together anyways.
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what motherboard would you suggest???
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One of the best AMD boards available http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152
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