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Phenom II x4 940 ddr2+

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February 26, 2010 10:55:36 PM

The ASUS M3A78-EM is an excellent value in a mobo for AMD AM2+ systems, and a great performer. I have 2 of these and 3 intel machines, for audio and multimedia development. The AMD phenom II gear is just an awesome value for the money, and a great performer. I am especially happy with the Phenom II x2/545/ASUS M3A78-EM/ 1066-ddr2 combo! It easily performs on a par with Intel ddr3 machines that cost 3 times as much.

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February 26, 2010 11:27:40 PM

The real value comes with the BE editions that utilize the ability to unlock multipliers. All of the Heatsink/Fans for the Phenom series are GREAT, and you can get an extra 600mhz OC on every one.
March 4, 2010 2:34:22 PM

I have the ASUS M3A78-EM mobo and a phenom II X4 940 BE 3.0 and it rocks! I installed an aftermarket cpu cooler, but it only overclocks to 3.5 ghz. I can run it at 3.6 ghz, but it'll crash if I try to run Prime95 stress test. I'm perfectly content with 3.5 ghz, it runs all my games at 60fps or better!