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    Question Motherboard & HSF recommendation

    Can anyone recommend a mobo for an Athlon 3000+ 333fsb chip?

    Idealy with Sata, has to be AGP

    Also can anyone recommend a good HSF combo for the chip as at present its idling at 50c!

    Thanks

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    [Edit I'm assuming you mean socket A by 3000+ 333 fsb]

    How about this
    Abit AN7 nForce2 Ultra 400FSB USB2 A133 SATA Raid 8xAGP DDR400
    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...uct_uid=104486
    £26
    and this
    Akasa AK-825, Socket A up to XP3400+, 17.23 - 40.90 dB(A)
    http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=129199
    £7.92

    Scan don't seem to have any socket A motherboards in stock.

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    • madman045's system
      • Motherboard:
      • P9X79 Pro
      • CPU:
      • I7-3820
      • Memory:
      • 32GB
      • Storage:
      • Not enough!
      • Graphics card(s):
      • HD7970
      • PSU:
      • 850w Corsair
      • Case:
      • Corsair Carbide 300R
      • Operating System:
      • Win 7 Ultimate X64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2713HM & 2007WFP
      • Internet:
      • Plusnet FTTC - 30mbit/7mbit
    Thanks teachmech, just what i was looking for!

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    • teachmech's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Foxconn P45A
      • CPU:
      • Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 3.2 Ghz
      • Memory:
      • 4 GB Corsair PC6400
      • Storage:
      • Samsung F1 500 Gb + 500 Gb Seagate
      • Graphics card(s):
      • ATI 4870
      • PSU:
      • 630 Watt Hiper
      • Case:
      • 36cm Side fan xcilo
      • Operating System:
      • Vista Home Permium
      • Monitor(s):
      • LG 19 inch Widscreen
      • Internet:
      • Tiscali ADSL Max
    Glad to help

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