Originally posted by charles_scott
I have a 754 and the AMD Athlon 64 2800+ OCed to around a 3200+ and i have yet see it break 115F with my room sitting at 90F while the system was under a very heavy load... Currently its at 89F and the room temp is at 80F. So if them winchester chips work cooler how much cooler do you think it can go in my current setup? lol
they'll run very cool, some under 30C even overclocked with a nice aftermarket cooler. If you have good airflow and low temps like you do then a few C shouldn't matter.
My personal opinion is about the same as others here. I would not get a 754, they lack DC support, and from what i am seeing they are going to be dropped alot sooner than the 939's. They seem to run a little hotter, and there overall performance seems to be somewhat lower than a good 939 setup with say matched RAM and gfx and all that.
If they can get a Mobile 64 onto a 939 setup i'll be sold lol...but right now i'd have to choose a desktop 939 over a Mobile 754 simply because of DC, upgradability, and they still overclock very well on a $40 cooler and decent room temps.