Old 939 CPU Tags: CPUs Dual Core Opteron Last response: November 4, 2009 12:27 AM in CPUs Share ahumphers91 November 3, 2009 10:07:23 PM I am upgrading my old AMD Athlon 63 3200+ single core to a dual core, but have seen also the "Opteron" CPU is the opteron better than the Athlon? More about : 939 cpu | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Upendra09 CPUs Expert November 3, 2009 10:10:56 PM yes but opterons are for servers, athlons are for mild gamin and normal use what is ur budget? Type of Use? and what games if gaming | Report abuse ahumphers91 November 3, 2009 10:19:42 PM Well won't be gaming for a little while, but want something that will be better then the current one I have now. Budget, well e-bay has them for every budget haha, looking to spend about 80.00 bucks | Report abuse Upendra09 CPUs Expert November 3, 2009 10:31:24 PM what mobo do u have? if socket 939 is that AM2? then maybe a couple AM2+ procs but other than that you don't have a lot of options to upgrade and get a major boost in performance | Report abuse Related ressources Looking for a CPU cooler for a old Asus A8N-VM mainboard (Socket 939 ) - Forum Upgrading an old socket 939 board - Forum Updating an old socket 939 system? - Forum How might I get PCI Express to work on my new/ old 939 mobo? - Forum Socket 939 cpu for gaming - Forum Ask the community Publish ahumphers91 November 3, 2009 10:38:49 PM Yeah, I beleiev that the AM2 wont work. I have a MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum SLI | Report abuse Upendra09 CPUs Expert November 3, 2009 11:24:52 PM u can only use athlon 64 http://techreport.com/articles.x/9370/1 | Report abuse ahumphers91 November 4, 2009 12:27:59 AM Thats what I thought. Thanks for your time. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Old 939 CPU> Related ressources: Forumold school socket 939 ?'s ForumOpty180 upgrade for secondary/ old 939 system worth it? ForumSocket 939 , build+ Old parts ForumWHY are AMD FX60 939 CPU 's so expensive after 6 years? ForumNforce4 A 939 Mother Board & New CPU ? ForumOld X2 4400+ socket 939 overclock help for newbie ForumBest upgrade for an old 939 ForumLooking for GPU upgrade for older CPU in socket 939 ForumOld 939 just as good today ForumHelp me stretch this tired old 939 for a few months... ForumPSU Help ForumCan my fried PSU fry my CPU and not my MB? ForumCpu ForumSymptoms of a faulty CPU, Motherboard or PSU? ForumCpu with X-fire and power More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !