Thinking of un upgrade:

  RobCharles1981 20:07 25 Jan 2007

I want to go upto AM2 Series

At The Moment I have this Spec

nForce3 Ultra K8N Neo2 Platinum Socket 939
Amd 64 3800 @ 2.4 Gig
128mb Radeon 9800 Pro Graphics
Sound Blaster Augity 2 ZS Sound Card

Any Advice?



  RobCharles1981 21:40 25 Jan 2007


  RobCharles1981 21:46 25 Jan 2007

Well Right now I'm looking at this so far:

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For the Graphics

I want a decent CPU ?

  Miké 22:18 25 Jan 2007

Maybe PC World?

  RobCharles1981 22:25 25 Jan 2007

Mike I wouldn't Touch PC World With a Barge Pole!!

  clayton 22:28 25 Jan 2007

Save your money theres noting wrong with the pc you have.

  RobCharles1981 19:15 26 Jan 2007

Well as it goes, there is a fault on the Motherboard I got right now, the Power Button does not work and the pwr lead is plugged into the motherboard correctly, I spoke with my friend today and he give me 2 options:

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And Retain my Current Hardware but I have to add a PCI Express Card

or the second option

Go upto AM2 Range means Changing the Ram

But if I went to a AM2 Mobo would I still be able to use my Socket 939 AMD 3800 Chip on the Mobo??

Thanks in Advance


  howard64 19:19 26 Jan 2007

am2 is socket 940 I believe and the 939 cpu does not fit

  Totally-braindead 19:41 26 Jan 2007

Regarding using your old processor the answer is no.
If the computers fast enough for you then get a socket 939 board and either either get an AGP version and use your card, or get a new PCI Express version and a new graphics card. Its up to you. If you play games I'd get a new graphics card anyway and with PCI Express theres more choice.

  RobCharles1981 19:52 26 Jan 2007

Thats what my first advice was - I will look into it.

  cocteau48 20:00 26 Jan 2007

I wouldn't touch PC World with a bargepole!!
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