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New Motherboard and CPU Suggestions

dere

Forensix
#1
Ok, I am about to get a new motherboard and cpu. I know that the cpu will be an AMD but am not sure which motherboard I want to get yet. All three of my current systems have ECS motherboards which I have had no problems with. I am thinking of possibly getting a Asus for this one though. I want to have at least 3 DDR slots on the board I get. On the processor, I am either gonna go with an XP or MP but not sure which is really better. I do not want to pay an arm and a leg for these two items. Any suggestions would be great. I have a couple weeks to decide and want to look around first.
One other thing. The three systems I am running right now have the following CPUs

1. Athlon XP 1800
2. Athlon 1.4Ghz 266 FSB
3. Athlon 900Mhz 200 FSB

So I am at least looking to better those :)
 
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dijital

Guest
#5
mp processors are if you want a multiprocessor system.

asus makes good boards.

also fyi, amd will be introducing their next line of processors in a few months. so if i were in your position, i'd wait for the new hardware.
 

dere

Forensix
#6
Update To Suggestions

Ok, The order has already been placed. I was already looking at the Asus that you all suggested. So here is what i decided to get.

Asus A7S333
Amd Athlon XP 1900+ (1.6Ghz) 266FSB
Get Copper Shim + Artic Silver III + Volcano 6 Copper Base Heatsink and Fan
512MB DDR PC2700

Was going to go with the 2100 or 2000 but found a damn good deal on the 1900.

Thanks for the suggestions.
 
#7
if you set them to jumper free (default) and leave everything as it is at default it will start and run normall. when tweaking be careful
 
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UofEEE

Guest
#9
Originally posted by SnookBooger
P4 2.53B with the Ausus P4T533 with Samsung 32 bit RIMM. Allows OC with jumpers or jumperless in BIOS.:D
Okay, I'd go w/ DDR and not Rambus....DDR is cheaper, and is scaling faster than Rambus ever could.
 

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