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Sad days indeed.

May 13, 2006
1,550 (0.36/day)
City 17, California, U.S.A.
Processor AMD FX 8300 @ stock.//AMD 5350 AM1 APU.
Motherboard Biostar TA970.//ASUS AM1M-A.
Cooling AMD vanilla Wraith.//APU oem.//80mm Arctic Cooling fans both cases.
Memory 16G G.Skill TridentX @ 1866mhz.//8G low/low Crucial 1600mhz.
Video Card(s) Sapphire 8G RX 580 Pulse @ stock.//APU.
Storage Seagate 1T SSHD.//WD 500g Black.
Display(s) Dell S2309W 23" 1080p, shared.
Case Blue Chenming 301KB. (Vintage beauty).//Antec NSK 1300.
Audio Device(s) X-Fi Fatal1ty Xtreme Gamer.//Onboard Realtek.//Shared Logitech 2.1's.
Power Supply PC Power & Cooling Silencer 610.//Antec NSK 1380 psu.
Mouse Logitech MX518, shared.
Keyboard Logitech K310, shared.
Software Windows 10 Pro x64.//Windows 10 Home x64, XP Pro x86 dual boot.
Benchmark Scores FX rig is the gamer.//AM1 rig is the daily driver.
I just have to shed some tears. I have had 2 wonderful years with my last baby. Such wonderful times I have had with my ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe and it's XP-M. It has been so good to me that I was hasty to upgrade. Then in January I finally made the leap and upgraded to a new platform. So I bought a new 939 cpu, motherboard and pci-e video card. The new rig runs great! Im so happy I finally laid down the dough for the new rig. THEN! ALL OF A SUDDEN! Socket 939 is giving up the ghost! There is the new AM2 platform that is killing off the new (to me) 939. It makes me sad, but then I pause for a moment and rejoice! The new platform's performance is reporting to be WORSE then my beloved 939! I rejoice again knowing that the remaining 939's are getting more into my price range and that all the ddr1 I have will now find a new (939) home. I guess sometimes, tears are good.

Posts like these belong in general hardware.
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Oct 26, 2005
643 (0.14/day)
Madrid, Spain
System Name Sample light
Processor AMD Phenom II 965
Motherboard MSI DKA790GX
Cooling Zalman 9500LED
Memory 2x 2GB G-skill PC8500
Video Card(s) Asus built AMD/ATI HD4850
Storage 500GB Wesern Digital green
Display(s) too ashamed to tell, but its an acer
Case Lian Li V2000
Audio Device(s) Echo Audiofire 2
Power Supply Corsair VX550
Software Windows XP pro SP3
actually, thanks to socket AM2 and intel conroe, 939 might have some fight in it yet,

theres going to be a massive price drop on the 27th of this month thanks to the intel vs AMD battle,

i plan to exploit that to get the best 939 i can afford