Asus A8N 32-SLI-Deluxe NVIDIA Socket 939 ATX Motherboard/Audio/PCI Express/SLI....

By neomasterc
Sep 24, 2006
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  1. Its specs say that its Front Side Bus is 800MHz or 1000MHz, so can it support a CPU that has 2000MHz Bus? Also, is it good for gaming? cuz i want to put a AMD X2 4800+ on it, and run it for lineage 2.
  2. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 3,565

    It supports 1000MHz Hyper Transport (2000 MT/s), so yes it does support the AMD X2 4800+ (socket 939).

    Yes, it is good for gaming. Not the best board in the world for overclocking, but it is a stabe board with some nice specs. But the question is, if you are building a NEW system, why 939? I'd recommend going for the AM2 if you are sticking to AMD, or even better, a core duo system.
  3. neomasterc

    neomasterc Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    but

    but isn't am2 socket CPUs much more expensive???
  4. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 3,565

    Much more? Not at all. About the same in most cases. Where are you shopping?

    But again, if you are building a new system, Intel's new core duo lineup is the best CPU on the market now, better than the AM2 CPUs in pretty much every way.
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