Pentium D 950 or Athlon X2 4200 AM2 Tags: Homebuilt Pentium CPUs Systems Last response: June 16, 2006 12:18 PM in Systems Share ScottyHutch June 16, 2006 10:51:50 AM I'm trying to decided between the following two CPU/Motheboard combos: Pentium D 950 CPU with ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Mobo or Athlon X2 4200 AM2 with ABIT AN8 32X Mobo Any comments on the two setups? More about : pentium 950 athlon 4200 am2 gambit6259 June 16, 2006 11:36:03 AM I would have to say go with AMD too. rodney_ws June 16, 2006 12:00:30 PM I'd say wait until the release of Conroe... both companies have announced HUGE price drops... some to the tune of 50%. That's worth waiting for... right? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kuff_kuff June 16, 2006 12:18:10 PM Hold off all buying decisions till july 23rd, at that point all speculations on price and performance will cease and u can make as an informed decision as the rest of us. at this point i am lookign at everythign else i need for my next build, HDD/GPU/case etc.. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Pentium D 9xx (price cut) vs Athlon 64 x2 Forum Core 2 Duo / E6400 or AMD Athlon 64 x2 AM2 4200 + Forum Which is better? Pentium D 950 or AMD 64 X2 4400+? Forum Pentium D 950 3.4ghz or AMD X2 4200 + Forum Pentium Dual Core E21420 vs pentium d 950 v athlon 5000 x2 Forum AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200 + Overheating Forum im new Please Help! AMD ( AM2 ) Athlon 64x2 or Intel Core2duo Forum Three systems (Opteron, Pentium , Athlon 64 x2 ) - need help Forum Question regarding the Pentium D 805 Forum amd x2 dual core am2 3600+ or Pentium D 820 Forum AMD x2 4200 ( AM2 ) a few questions Forum Mobo for AMD Athlon 64 x2 dual core 4200 + Forum X2 4200 or the e6300 Forum 9800GT + Pentium D or HD 4670 + Athlon 64 x2 Forum HD 4850 + Pentium D or HD 4670 + Athlon 64 x2 ? Forum AMD's Socket M, AM2 to launch before June 30th Forum How to upgrade from an Athlon 64 X2 4200 + Forum New Sub $700 build Forum AM2 System, that needs a glance from TH Gods! Forum am2 system Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !