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by bramahon
Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:36 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: dilema
Replies: 36
Views: 14945

Re: dilema

With a Phenom IIx2 555 there was a possibility that you could unlock the extra two cores with some luck but your existing mobo probably won't do that :(
by bramahon
Thu Feb 10, 2011 4:18 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: dilema
Replies: 36
Views: 14945

Re: dilema

Merlin wrote: I will end up with a new cieling fan or some other useless practical thing like that.
Lol, then what would be a useful impractical thing? A Cougar-point Chipset? :lol:
by bramahon
Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: dilema
Replies: 36
Views: 14945

Re: dilema

Merlin, you can do this bothway. You can do the proc now and wait for mobo+ram upgrade or the other way around. The decisive factors should be what you want right now and how long you want or can afford to wait for the inevitable overhaul. If you want some quick and dynamic performance boost, you ha...
by bramahon
Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:53 am
Forum: General Computer Forum
Topic: Help finding a motherboard
Replies: 8
Views: 1433

Re: Help finding a motherboard

Had recent experience with both the Asus and MSI boards. Both are fine boards but M4A89GTD-Pro is much better a board for OCing, has some fine features too. It also gives you the feel of a premium Asus board. The MSI 890GXM-GD65 is cheaper and M-ATX, one that I got worked fine but Northbridge runs a...