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AM2 Athlon 64 x2 upgrade?
Mar 6, 2010, 7:48 PM
I currently have a 3800+ Athlon 64 x2, 3 GB PC2-4200 DDR2 ram and a 4670 1gb DDR3 gfx...
Would it be worth my time to max my motherboard out to a 5000+ Ahtlon 54 x2 for another $50? That is the max my MB can handle...
Mar 7, 2010
Mar 6, 2010, 7:59 PM
Nope its pointless save your money and build a Phenom II x4 rig.
Mar 6, 2010, 8:01 PM
Depending on what motherboard you have overclock it as much as you can to get better performance not worth the money putting a 5000 for a very small performance gain.
Would an Athlon II X4 635 be a good upgrade
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Mar 6, 2010, 11:18 PM
WHat is a good sub $200 CPU MB Ram config?
Or is there a MB/CPU that I could keep my PC2-4200 533mhz ram in for the time being? Something that I could upgrade on later and would be actually worth something then...?
Mar 6, 2010, 11:31 PM
Not much you can do with that ram not sure if anything supports it anymore for under 200 hmmm i like a challenge
Mar 6, 2010, 11:43 PM
Found a great combo on newegg under 200 check it out will be an awsome improvement and will use you 533 ram til u can upgrade it.
AMD Athlon II X4 635 Propus 2.9GHz
BIOSTAR TA790GXE 128M AM2+/AM3 AMD 790GX
or a cheaper x3
AMD Athlon II X3 440 Rana 3.0GHz 86.99
ASRock K10N78M AM3/AM2+/AM2 NVIDIA GeForce 8100 54.99
total would be 160.01
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