What newer chipset on a 939 socket will work Tags: Configuration Chipsets Socket Motherboards Nvidia Windows 7 Last response: January 11, 2013 7:43 PM in Windows 7 Share steve63 January 11, 2013 1:42:33 AM i have a gigabit nvidia motherboard with the 939 socket what is the latest chipset can it handle More about : newer chipset 939 socket work dish_moose a b V Motherboard January 11, 2013 1:44:54 AM 939 is very old - you need to consider total hardware upgrade. -Bruce EDIT: look at this 2 year old thread - bad idea back then... http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/291652-28-best-socket... m 0 l runswindows95 a b V Motherboard a b $ Windows 7 January 11, 2013 2:10:06 AM I agree with moose. Those CPU's will be very, very hard to find, and if you do find one, it will be more expensive than a modern CPU. Time for a new build. m 0 l Related resources Socket 939, upgrade or go for a newer chip? - Forum Socket 939 and Newer Athlon 64 CPUs. - Forum socket 939 best chipset - Forum Chipset for Socket 939 - Forum Is now the time to consider buying? X58\LGA1366 vs Newer Chipsets\Socket - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer FALC0N a b V Motherboard a b $ Windows 7 January 11, 2013 3:46:32 AM FYI, the FX-60, which was a Athlon X2 at 2.6 ghz was the fastest socket 939 desktop processor. There was also a opteron 185 that ran at 2.6 ghz. Back then, AMD had opterons that ran on the desktop socket. Pretty sure there was an opteron 190 also, but its very hard to find. . m 0 l steve63 January 11, 2013 7:42:39 PM kind of what i thought, i had a feeling i was at the motherboards peak performance, thx guys. m 0 l steve63 January 11, 2013 7:43:06 PM time for a new build if i could afford it. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources what newer video cards are known to work in a dell xps 8300? Forum SolvedIvy bridge - 1155 socket but what motherboard chipset?? Forum What are the best AMD CPU socket motherboard brands? And which is the best chipset? Forum What graphic card should I get with my 939 socket motherboard? Forum Will athlon 64 x2 5800 work in a socket 939? Forum Can A X2 proc. work in any 939 socket? Forum Will Opterons work in SLI socket 939 motherboards? Forum What options to upgrade a Socket 939 CPU? Forum What's your highest Socket 939 Memory Bandwidth? Forum Socket 939 sys, limited budget - what to upgrade?? Forum What is the best processor for Socket 939? Forum Socket 939 overclocking MBs. What have you got? Forum what mobo for socket939 Forum Thermalright XP-120 - What fan to get? (Socket 939) Forum What Socket 939 Motherboard to choose? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !