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April 28, 2010 5:08:17 PM

I know AMD has pretty much abandoned socket 939 but i was wondering which was the best processor that you can put in them. I currently have an AMD 64 X2 3800 and i just wish the computer had a little more power. Am i stuck with just AMD socket 939 processors or are any other types (even Intel) cross compatible with this type of socket? thanks in advance for the help

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April 28, 2010 5:12:50 PM

Your stuck with only socket 939 processors, which I believe the strongest was the Athlon X2 FX-60. Basically your looking at buying a used dual core that isn't noticably better than what your currently using. Personally I would start saving for a new system.
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April 28, 2010 6:03:46 PM

loneninja said:
Your stuck with only socket 939 processors, which I believe the strongest was the Athlon X2 FX-60. Basically your looking at buying a used dual core that isn't noticably better than what your currently using. Personally I would start saving for a new system.



Thanks Loneninja! i was pretty much thinking that would be the case when it came to that. Im saving up already.
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May 5, 2010 10:20:37 AM

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May 5, 2010 10:32:44 AM

i am running a socket 939, x2 4200....you can check ebay...a few socket 939,s there...though they sometimes bring a decent price yet. the x2 4800 is bring crazy high prices...my x2 4200 can be had around $50+....2.2ghz...some of the socket 939,s have same speed..just different amount of cache.

you can go to frys ectronics and buy a motherboard and cpu for some of the prices socket 939 cpu.s bring...not sure why they bring such high prices....sort of a mistery. the athlons you can get cheap now, but the socket 939 does not come down much
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May 5, 2010 8:48:47 PM

The opteron version of the FX-60, the opteron 185, might still be floating around too. It was exactly the same as the FX-60 except the multiplier was locked.
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