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    Which S939 mobo and CPU?

    As title suggests which should I go for? Just scured a sweet deal on a case fully kitted out with watercooling so no Shuttle for me.
    So need a mobo and CPU, dont need anything fancy on the mobo just need SATA, Lots of volt options and a good clocker, First thing that springs to mind is Abit, is this a good choice for S939?
    CPU wise, 3800+ or FX 53? is the cache just the main diffrence as there doenst seem to be that much difference in price?
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    The differences between the FX-53 and the 3800+ are the the 3800+ has half the L2 cache and the 3800+ is multi locked whereas the FX is fully unlocked.

    Abit seems like a good option for the mobo, they only have one socket 939 mobo at the moment i think, the AV8. I'm not sure how it overclocks but it includes S-ATA.
    I don't mean to sound cold, or cruel, or vicious, but I am so that's the way it comes out.

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    Asus A8V Deluxe Wireless for the motherboard.

    The 3500+ is a nice price now as well (£236 at MicroDirect) so if you want to save a bit on the price of the 3800 \ FX-53 monsters...

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    never realy liked Gigabyte and Asus seems to have more than I need, Vaul, money aint a option, I want the fastest and then I want to clock the hell out of it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mblaster
    and the 3800+ is multi locked whereas the FX is fully unlocked.
    The multis on the 3800+ are unlocked down from default.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinum
    I want the fastest and then I want to clock the hell out of it
    Marry me.

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