Re: intel core 2 duo or amd phenom x4. NEED HELP!
Originally Posted by river686
i was looking at the am3 processors and i have heard some good things but the only problem it that i would have to use ddr3 memory, and i don't really want to switch to ddr3 unless it is really worth it for the am3 processor.
You can run an AM3 CPU with DDR2. But I think it will Max at 1066Mhz.
What is it...AM2 to 800mhz, AM2+ to 1066mhz, and AM3 to whatever DDR3 clocks at. 1600mhz or something. My systems DDR2 so I havn't looked it up.
AMD Phenom 9950 Agena @ 2.6GHz - DDR2 G.SKILL 4GB 1066Mhz (Next paycheck 8gb) - Western Digital Caviar Black 500GB - GeForce GTX 260 Core Edition Core 216 -
Gateway FX P-7811 (Yes, I have the lockup issue :()
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