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Old 07-20-2004, 05:45 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Current PC :
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GA7VA Gigabyte Mobo
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Now i would like to upgrade my CPU
to an Athlon Xp 3000+ 333FSB but i am not shore if it is worth it.

See the 2400+ runs at 2010Mhz and the 3000+ only Runs at around 2100Mhz.

So if i was to upgrade would i experience much of a speed bost or what?? or is there no point and i should save up for a Athlon 64 and new mobo.??
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Old 07-20-2004, 05:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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better still save money to buy athlon 64
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Old 07-20-2004, 06:06 AM   #3 (permalink)
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the Athlon XP3000+ is better, you would notice the difference. But i would recommend saving money for a while and then buying a new mobo and an athlon 64
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Old 07-20-2004, 12:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I agree with them, if you can you would get a hige boost from an AMD64, but if you don't want to spend lots of money and want it now that is fine
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Old 07-20-2004, 01:55 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Yes go with the 64.
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Old 07-20-2004, 02:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Wait on the Mobo, cause the BTX form factor is right around the corner.
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Old 07-20-2004, 02:41 PM   #7 (permalink)
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i too would wait for athlon64 to come down in $
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