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Old 08-11-2006, 02:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Buddy came to me asking for help. He has a pretty small budget and is planning on using some old parts from his current computer, to put together a new one (Hard Drive, CD drive).

I was looking around at the AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ 2000MHz HT Socket 939, and noticed that all of the mother boards only support 1000MHz HT... Since I built my computer a couple months back, I've been out of the loop a bit, and was wondering what's the deal with this? No 2000MHz HT mobo's? Or am I just blind?

Here's the CPU:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103547


Thanks for the help in advance.
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Old 08-11-2006, 04:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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somebody correct me if im wrong, but i think 1000mhz fsb = 2000mhz ht, otherwize that, i must be blind too, cause i see nothing
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the HT gives you the 2000... but I would go with the 3800 x2 and save couple of bucks. the L2 Cache is the same andf he can just OC it to the 4200 specs.
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He's not huge into computers, so he probably wouldn't be doing any OCing. But I'll prolly tell him to go with the 3800 x2.

Almost forgot to pick out a video card for him! LOL. The most important part! :P
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