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    [MX] Some things I need...

    Asrock 939A8X-M board or any other mATX board with s939, AGP and DDR1 support.

    Athlon FX60 s939
    Alternatively, I'd buy a 4400+ X2 but the 89w revision (ADV4400DAA6CD).
    A cheeeap 3800 X2 Toledo would be fine too.


    Geforce 7950GT AGP, XFX or Galaxy preferred



    BYTECC Bracket-535 http://www.byteccusa.com/product/adapter/Bracket-535/Bracket-535.htm

    4 channel fan controller, black. Looking to spend around $25 on this (S&H included)



    Payment:
    Payment will be done by Paypal (CC).



    Shipping:
    Items can be shipped to Mexico from the US by USPS
    Small flat rate priority international box = $12.95


    TRWOV's heatware
    http://www.heatware.com/eval.php?id=77926
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    i have a pretty decent oldschool agp system too:D
    Abit IC7-MAX3
    Pentium4 3.2E SL7E5
    4*512mb patriot xblk DDR400
    HD3850 AGP 512MB / x850xt PE
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    A piece of advice: that HD3850 is too much for your setup unless you're running in high resolutions, above 1680x1050. I used to have it with a P4 3.4E OCed to 3.65 and it didn't perform significatelly better than my HIS HD4650 DDR3 in resolutions below 1680x1050.

    At 1280x1024 there was no difference at all, same FPS in Crysis and Far Cry 2 with med settings. I even threw in a Sapphire HD4650 DDR2 with memory oced to 550Mhz and there wasn't a lot of difference, 2 fps at most. That Sapphire is still in the P4 machine I gave to my brother. He just plays San Andreas and Halo 2 so it's perfect for him.

    With my E5800 oced to 3.68 the 3850 took off, with about 10%-15% more performance in low resolutions and even more at high but it required 2x the power so I decided to keep the HD4650 DDR3 oced to 650/870 (from 600/650) which gave me similar results.




    Also bump ;)
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    Note to self: when asking "does it come with the box?" specify that it's the outer box what you're referring to.
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    *** EDIT- Shoot forgot you guys were doing AGP... this is a PCIE version- Sorry bout that ***

    I have a single slot 3870 if you were considering a 3850 for that setup...

    Details:

    SAPPHIRE 100225DDR3L Radeon HD 3870 512MB 256-bit ...

    I have the outer box too!:cool:

    PM me if interested
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    I too have a few old school agp systems. See sig. The nf7 system has a hd2400 pro in it and does very well. The Epox has a x1550 xge and the Asus has a 9800 xt.
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    Thank you but I'm going for an mATX rig. I have a bunch of DDR1 RAM so I decided to get the Asrock (mATX, AGP, 4xDDR1, s939). If you have or know about other model that has the same features I'd like to know. Thank you :rockout:
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    I have a 512 333 stick of OCZ ram for the price of shipping if you want it :)

    I might have some 1 gig sticks too



    EDIT: Found em :3

    OCZ ram:http://www.ocztechnology.com/ocz-ddr-pc-3200-premier-dual-channel-eol.html I only have one stick and the back of it seems to be rusting :S I dunno there a a bunch of splotches
    2 1 gig sticks of Kingston value ram DDR333
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    That fx-60 your going to have a time trying to get that puppy cheap. There going for around $200 a chip on fleabay. Is there any Ati cards that will work for your build? I have a few in agp.
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    I'm going with an AMD/nVidia build (codename: Green Tea :cool:).

    I haven't owned a desktop AMD CPU ever so I thought it'd be neat to have an specimen of the legendary FX line. And the 7900 series were the most powerful AGP cards released by nVidia. And I have a bunch of DDR500 sticks collecting dust.

    I know that the FX60 is costly but you never know. The 4800 and 4400 are basically the same CPU just slower so I could settle for that, although the CPU-Z screenie won't we as epic.
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    eBay! I found lots of good retro stuff!
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    If you have any desire for an HD 2600pro gDDR2 flashed to 2600xt core speeds with an Arctic passive cooler on it, let me know (not gonna fit in a tiny case).
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    Thank you but I'm going for an nVidia card this time.
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    I've got a 256mb BFG 7800gs OC in an old shoebox from a while back. Pulled it out of my old rig working but I haven't run it in a while and I have no way to test it at the moment.

    Its this model here:
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814143046

    Friend of mine has an asrock Dual-SATA2 939 ULi M1695 ATX board. Thats the agp/pci-e board with the expansion slot for the am2 daughterboard that can take the am2 proc and the ddr2 on the daughterboard.

    Its got 3 gigs of ddr400 and an a64 3400+ in it right now that we oc'ed to 2.45 from 2.2. It used to have an 8800gts 320 in it for a video card (got it cheap from another friend)

    You might be able to find an opteron 185/180/175 in a better price range for 939 as well as the fx's you are looking at.
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    If you can find one (and the processors for it) this might be the ultimate agp amd motherboard...


    http://www.accelertech.com/v2/amd_mb/ato2082_.php
    Dual AMD 64 Bit Opteron Server Motherboard

    SKU #:

    ATO2082A (SATA)
    ATO2082I (IDE)
    Features:

    Dual AMD Opteron capable
    AMD 8111 + 8151 chipset
    Up to 8GB of ECC Registered DDR 266/333/400 memory
    Integrated AGP 8X Pro port
    Integrated 2 x Gigabit Ethernet (Broadcom 5702)
    Integrated 1 x IEEE 1394 port ( VIA VT6307S)
    Manageability : SmartWatch

    That and a pair of 2.8ghz opteron 290 dual cores....
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    Thank you but I'm going mATX for this one. I'd like to at least get an 7900GS but I'll have your 7800GS in mind.
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