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Originally Posted by MiNiMaL_FuSSAre we expecting much of a price drop om 939 when AM2 establishes itself?
Originally Posted by DougEdeyi wanna see OC results :(
Originally Posted by CthippoI notice nothing was said about AM2 Opterons. Is AMD staying witrh s940 for their server line? Personally, I'm very happy with my dual 940 Mobo, but I hope AM2 will drive down the price on late model dual core Opteron 2xx's
Originally Posted by atanum141Bigglesworth, did you get to play arround with any of the new 35w cpu's?
Originally Posted by bigzAnything that uses the old lug system without the need for the clip on the edge of the old retention system will work. If you're screwing to the mobo, you will need to wait for AM2 revisions or an AM2 mounting kit.
Originally Posted by MrABCFrom the benchmarks i've seen of conroe, I don't think AM2 will beat it purely because conroe is far more efficient.
AMD did release some details about their next major core change (the K8L) but it won't come until they move to 65nm, which will be by end of this year (makes sense I suppose).
Memory speeds are forever fluctuating, but given that both chip companies are now focused on DDR2, expect those prices to fall to below-DDR levels, as demand ramps up
Originally Posted by LazlowSo would the Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 be suitable?
You must have used the Retail HSF when testing - what do you think of it?
Originally Posted by Hamishshould that be memory prices?
Originally Posted by qurious69ssThe FX62 runs at 2.8ghz, so why OC the core duo to only 2.6ghz?
Originally Posted by specofdustBecause a mhz of FX62 isn't worth the same as a mhz of Core duo. I imagine 2.6 was just a nice spot that we can expect many Core duo's to reach, so it's a good comparison point.
Originally Posted by qurious69ssReally? That's weird, I see other sites like anand, toms, tech-report stating that these chips can easily be oc to 3.0ghz with stock cooler.
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