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Old 10-22-2006, 07:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default MAJOR mobo vs cpu dilllema!!!

im choosing between getting a:
DFI LanParty UT nF4-D with X2-4600


DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D with FX-55

what im having trouble with is whether i should go dual-core (4600x2) or stick with single-core but have a slightly better mobo with faster processor?

i want the X2 but dunno about the latter single-core build....
and if anyone has a suggestion about a better mobo for the X2-4600 that would be appreciated.

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Old 10-22-2006, 07:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Go with dual-core, you can always overclock that CPU to easly match the speed of the FX-55 and dual-core will kill that CPU in multi-tasking obviously.


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Old 10-22-2006, 08:18 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Get the Ultra-D with the X2. Ultra-D's are like 110 bucks over at Newegg I think, just picked one up a few days ago. Great motherboards, just don't use Antec Smartpower psus with them...
<font size=1><b>Current Build:</b>
DFI Lanparty Ultra-D
<a href=\"\">AMD 64 X2 4400+ @ 2.20GHz</a>
Big Typhoon Heatsink/Fan
2 GB G.Skill DDR500 PC4000
eVGA 256MB 7800GTX
37GB Raptor
2x 120GB Hard Drives</font>
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Old 10-25-2006, 04:43 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i cant get the ultra-d with X2, or else i would.
the nf4 ultra DFI mobo doesnt support X2
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