Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by hooj, Jun 10, 2008.
What is the best x2 939 for my mobo?
in my specs
do you plan to OC it or run it stock?
I plan to run it stock
The best 939 dual core is the FX-60.
Are they cheap nowadays?
If no overclocking i'd say the 4800 x2 IF you can find one. You might even have a hard time getting one secondhand. If overclocking stay away from Manchester core there highest typically is around 2.5 \ 2.6. Mines 2.4 100% stable.
Maybe and Opteron 185 or a X2 4600 would be in the realistic price range!
Did not think of that one but the difference is not all that anyways.
Yeah i heard Opty's are good overclockers but 4600 Umm the 4800 x2 had a bigger cach to it.
cheers. Oh and i forgot to ask are the 939 x2 any good for todays games?
any Toledo core 939 is pretty much a down clocked fx-60 minus the unlocked multiplier.
I would say 939 X2 can handle (because my s754 3200 handled well), but up your memory to 2GB atleast to see real performance gains.
Well i should of stayed with my 3800 x2 as it just as good as this system. Really i should of just got a better v card then i would of seen a better boost. It played stalker\fear v very well.
Don't get me wrong this system i am using now is some what smoother but it's all that lol. Get another gig of ram that some one suggested too.
Would of saved me some thing like $400 too lol.
want to recommend any good RAM for my pc?
lol thanks for the info i like fear and ive always wanted to try stalker
Get some more memory, get a better graphic card, and get a better psu. This upgrade (if you shop around) could be under $100 after MIR.
£ for me
fx 60 2.6 ghz was the top of the line for 939 if you can find one.
anyone know any good pc sites for me in the uk?
I didnt see much on Ebay UK ....so thats out!
Get a 3800 on Ebay for $45 shipped. The 939 platform isn't worth spending more than that on. I got my 3800 to 2.5ghz with a 1:1 memory ratio. Unfortunately, I'm not entirely sure if it's completely stable and games which require a ton of physics like UT3 and PVK II run really slowly even with my upgraded video card. Bottom line, spend $45 max. If you have to spend more, just upgrade the whole platform.
i still am using the opteron 180 that is 2.4 at stock. i overclocked it to 2.65 without slowing down the ram. good stuff but it will cost you over $100.
Memoryc are good for ddr1 as its hard to come by now for a good kit but it aint cheap i have the OCZ platinum kit and very happy with it although i didnt get it from memoryc, also microdirect carry ocz kits and at £60 for 2GB its pretty cheap and for processors 2nd hand is about ur best bet but if u find any let me know lol.
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