AMD socket 754 vs. socket 939 - what's the difference?

By BlkGT
Feb 4, 2005
  1. I see the front side bus speed is increased,not sure exactly what advantages
    that has either. pls help a new guy. =)
  2. zephead

    zephead TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,569

    performance about the same. 939 has more future compatibility.
  3. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    0.09 CPUs are not available for the Socket-754 platform.
  4. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 6,503

  5. Watching over Gotham City...hey it's dark out here

    What Chips are u planning to run if I may ask?
    Sempron, Athlon 64, Athlon FX or Opteron
    Depending on the Chip U Want also has a impact
    on what socket u need
  6. BlkGT

    BlkGT TS Rookie Topic Starter

    754 v 939

    Thx every1. I am sold on the 3200+ 939 with the winchester core. so....
    now i gotta choose a mobo, i want alot of expandability for ram and i want potential to run dual processors in future. can i do this?
  7. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,345   +11

    No. Only Opteron 2xx and 8xx have multiprocessing support.
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