Newcastle vs. Venice and Socket 754 vs Socet 939

Jul 19, 2005

    PZEROFGH TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102

  2. Mictlantecuhtli

    Mictlantecuhtli TS Evangelist Posts: 4,919   +11

    939 is your choice if you're going to upgrade the CPU to a (significantly) faster one in the future.

    754 could be seen as the replacement for socket 462. It doesn't have dual channel memory support and there are no dual-core CPUs for it.
  3. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    It would be a wiser to go with a Socket-939 system at this point. It will give you better upgrade options as Socket-754 boards will no longer recieve faster Athlon64s (3700+ is the fastest) just Semprons, they're not dual-core compatible & the ones that happen to have PCI-e slots are very hard to find.

    PZEROFGH TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102

    ok, i will go with the socket 939. now the choice is which proecssor? and and mobo?

    PZEROFGH TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 102

    a lot of ppl said go with a mobo that has a nvidia chipset. is that true, is anvidia chipset better then other chipsets

    cause i was loookign at this one*non nvidia chipsets*<--they use these mobos on alienware!

    then someone recommended to get a nvidia chipset so i was looking at this one

    abit vs gigabyte
    nvidia chipset vs via k8t800
Topic Status:
Not open for further replies.

Similar Topics

Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...

Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.