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Old 09-11-2004, 09:20 PM   #11 (permalink)
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a Gigabyte K8N Pro, Athlon 64 3200+ and 512MB PC3200 RAM <- this RAM has pretty low latencies

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Old 09-11-2004, 09:46 PM   #12 (permalink)
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o.k...that's a whole lot of advice...and it sounds good so far...but isn't a high end Athlon 3200 better, and worth buying than a low end AMD 64 3000/3200?? I know I might sound stupid, but I'm just starting out in messing with PC hardware...so please try to give examples and try to explain it more carefully...thanks guys.

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Old 09-11-2004, 10:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
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well no because the 64 series are 64 bit processors.. they are much better equiped for the future where 64 bit programs should be more common ..

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