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April 16, 2004 10:54:36 PM

http://www.belka.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD...
This is a motherboard/cpu combo that my friend may be buying. It says for cpu "AMD® Athlon Pro 3000A+ on board
FSB 266/200 MHz", on pricewatch it says "Details:
with cpu - AMD Athlon XP 3000+", is this combo legit? Thanks!

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That'll be enough L1 cache for me too...

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April 17, 2004 1:15:04 AM

Athlon pro is another way of saying duron. So that's probably clocked at 2.1 gigs
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April 17, 2004 4:27:43 AM

So is pricewatch lying when it says its an Athlon XP 3000+?

"640K oughta be enough for anybody." - Bill Gates
That'll be enough L1 cache for me too...
April 17, 2004 5:26:32 AM

Pricewatch doesn't lie, however certain vendors might mislead you. Check their feedback, but for my money, it's either NewEgg or Multiwave. I have to RMA a bad stick of OCZ and right now I'm damn glad it came from NewEgg. Their on-line RMA authorization is hard to beat.

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April 17, 2004 5:36:06 AM

Read the site again. They do not call it an athlon xp 3000+, they call it an "Athlon pro 3000+ ". Not much difference, but not the same.
April 17, 2004 7:33:47 AM

Uh, pricewatch says it is an "Details:
with cpu - AMD Athlon XP 3000+", full specs: "ECS - ECS L7VMM3 VIA KM266 1-4xAGP 2-PCI USB 2.0 Video Sound Lan Athlon XP CPU
Details:
with cpu - AMD Athlon XP 3000+ Cooling Fan. INCLUDES AMD Athlon 1.60GHz & CooL. Fan Video/Sound/Lan Onboard"
But the link to the site mentions only 1 cpu, that Athlon pro 3000A

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April 18, 2004 7:56:59 AM

I think there's a Duron 600 called a 1000 Gigaplus or something. Would that make a Duron 1800 a 3000 Gigaplus? Maybe more playing with names?

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April 18, 2004 1:38:34 PM

you are right crash, my local shop here has one and it is a duron at 1800 mhz...the one he has looks as if the duron is made onto the board, not removable....hope he dont fall for the hype, its not an athlon at all.....

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April 18, 2004 5:40:53 PM

I think the specs refer to the MB supporting an AMD 3000+.
Junk board anyway. Guys are pushing this stuff all over E-Bay too.

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April 18, 2004 9:45:54 PM

Ok, I wont advise my friend to buy it, thanks for all the detective work guys.

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April 18, 2004 9:59:14 PM

Yeh, same deal with the "gigaplus" platforms or whatever they called them, soldered on.

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