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sanius
12-30-04, 10:04 PM
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?description=35-150-038&catalog=23&manufactory=BROWSE

http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?description=13-123-225&catalog=23&manufactory=BROWSE

http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProductDesc.asp?description=19-103-450&catalog=23&manufactory=BROWSE

all $188 after shipping (saver, I don't mind waiting a week). I need a new processer to keep up with my 6800..my 2500+ doesn't do the job..and I hear that a 64-bit processer is just better then a 32 (also, that 64 bit is $110, a 3000+ 32 is $150). so, is it worth it? And if I get a 754 motherboard, will I have to worry? people say it'll last me another good 2 years. I just don't want to deal with low preformance over what I really should get.

Gator
12-31-04, 08:27 AM
Well that motherboard choice is fine, but you might as well spend an extra $14 for the retail version of the Athlon64 2800
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProductDesc.asp?description=19-103-452&depa=0

Speeze makes crappy fans in my experience, there is no benefit to you buying an OEM A64 and the Speeze HSF with it. Just go retail box, AMD did a surprisingly good job with the retail HSF.

And yes you should see a decent performance boost from your stock speed AXP-2500 to A64-2800.

1337_Like_ThaT
01-02-05, 06:11 AM
Nice selection in CPU and motherboard, but as what Gator suggests, you should invests a little more for the Retail CPU, not only because the Retail fan packaged with it is probably better than the Speeze fan, you also get the extended 3 year manufacturere warranty with the CPU, and knowing AMD, you just might need it sometimes :)

Kojiro
01-04-05, 04:16 AM
www.zipzoomfly.com has free 2-day Air shipping. For a guy who lives in a rock in the middle of the pacific ocean, is this is awsome. Two day is the only shipping option availible from PC hardware sites. 2 day shipping to Oahu is damed crazy. One site estimated 40 dollars shipping on a 30 dollar item!

Plus the prices and selection on zipzoomfly kick the crap out of my local compusa.