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Looking for a socket 939 athlon 64 x2

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I don't fully understand what it is to be honest, but that's what my OH informs me I need but he can't find one any where, does any one happen to know some where that sells them? Thanks. Read More
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9y, 1m agoPosted 9 years, 1 month ago
I don't fully understand what it is to be honest, but that's what my OH informs me I need but he can't find one any where, does any one happen to know some where that sells them?

Thanks.
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9y, 1m agoPosted 9 years, 1 month ago
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#1
Here for a start. Well everywhere.

http://www.ebuyer.com/cat/Processors-AMD/subcat/AMD-Athlon-64-----Sempron-----X2-Dual-Core-(Socket-939)

Ps make sure you check what the maximum multiplier you motherboard supports.

Sorry didn't read you post properly. 939 is single core only 940 (aka AM2) is twin core.
#2
See, you lost me already lol

I was going to say I was sure my boyfriend had checked ebuyer and decided they didn't have what I am after, but I shall be directing him to this thread (because he understands it all) so all advice/suggestions appreciated, thanks :)
#3
What you running at the moment?

I stand corrected you can get an X2 on a 939 socket.

Here is all the info you need.

http://products.amd.com/en-us/DesktopCPUResult.aspx?f1=&f2=&f3=&f4=&f5=939&f6=&f7=&f8=&f9=2000&
#4
It seems the X2 on socket 939 were only made in small numbers and are not available many places so are commanding silly prices (well over £100 for a X2 4800+).

So my advice is to buy a single core Athlon 4000+ at £32

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/125398

Or if you need more power buy a new motherboard (AM2) from £30 and a (AM2) Athlon X2 from £40.

ie this and this.

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/126138
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/135650
#5
Here is a 939 MoBo
http://www.ebuyer.com/product/139612

This Mobo does what you want here is the link to the Mobo Maker http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=939N68PV-GLAN&s=n

but i would go with what the other bloke said (and did not quote so cant go and look at his name)

Get these instead due to cost

http://www.ebuyer.com/product/141240
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http://www.ebuyer.com/product/135663

Hope that helps, if you let me know what you have already and what you are looking for I can help you more. If you dont get it get your bloke to tell me :)
#6
She currently has a socket 939 motherboard with a 3200+ (I think) single core chip. Was looking for a cheap but effective upgrade as she does a bit of video editing stuff but the computer comes to a complete standstill while it's encoding. I thought about talking her into going the AM2 route but in addition to a new motherboard we would also need DDR2 memory which would push the bill up to more than she's willing to spend.

Up until a month or so ago Overclockers had 939 X2s for under £40 but they've now sold out. I have found a few second hand 939 X2s for a reasonable price (4200+ for £40ish) but was hoping to find a new one if possible.
#7
£100 for Memory + CPU + Mobo is not bad and then sell hers on FleBay, you would get about £50 for it at least
#8
I have managed to get one now, ordered from someone on overclockers marketplace type thing. £32, woo.

Thanks for the help ya'll.

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