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Old 03-20-2005, 10:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Weird ASROCK skt. 754 and 939 combo MOBO!

This is a bizarre motherboard that has space for socket 754 or 939.

Wouldnt that be awesome if you could run both sides at same time!?

Does it handle dual DDR or PCI-x???

ASRock "K8 COMBO-Z" ALi M1689 Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 754 and 939 CPU

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Old 03-21-2005, 12:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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err...what do you mean sides? You mean CPUs? cauze skt 939 will support dual core...which will be 2 CPUs linked or summat to that extent. It's AGP, not PCIe, me with ram...Newegg claims that this mobo supports skt 754 and skt 939 me here...

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Old 03-21-2005, 12:32 AM   #3 (permalink)
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yes it does run both skt of ram (2) 754 and (3) skt 939
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Old 03-21-2005, 01:12 AM   #4 (permalink)
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then some memory would have to be separate if you're running dual channel, socket 754 doesn't support dual chanel
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Old 03-21-2005, 01:44 AM   #5 (permalink)
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There is no 'socket 754' or 'socket 939' specific RAM. They both take the same RAM, but if you're using a socket 754 CPU then it won't run in dual channel whereas if you're using a socket 939 CPU it will run in dual channel. It's only socket 940 that requires ECC registered RAM.

PCI-X is diff from PCI-E BTW
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