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    socket 754

    hi, I just fouund out i could use a socket 754 mobile processer in my motherboard. which i think is grea news because i fault i would have to get a new motherboard to upgrade. atm I have a 3200 64bit desktop processer.

    http://www.savastore.com/catalog/bro...id=3142&page=2

    on that link which of the mobile processers in that link are more poerful and worth the the ugrade over my 3200 desktop processer?

    im reallly glad i could get a new processer in my old socket 754 mother board.

    thanks in advance
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    Well, to be honest I wouldn't bother going for anything less then the 4000+ seeing as have a 3200+ currently....and the 4000+ is £216 and single core!

    It would be cheaper to buy a S939 board and a dual core 939 CPU.
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    but that would mean new motherboard an new install of xp.

    thats why I was hoping they would be cheaper

    im happy with my xp install and havent got a disc so getting a newmotherboard would mean getting a new version of xp and fresh installl
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    It would be cheaper to buy a S939 board and a dual core 939 CPU.
    You won't be able to get s939 CPU's for much longer (weeks maybe?).

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBry View Post
    You won't be able to get s939 CPU's for much longer (weeks maybe?).
    You'll still be able to buy them a year from now....

    You can still buy a few socket A CPUs if you shopa round.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    You'll still be able to buy them a year from now....

    You can still buy a few socket A CPUs if you shopa round.
    And the price?

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    The 3200 is a decent chip, and I agree that I can't see any point in splashing out big bucks for what is ultimately only going to be a relatively minor upgrade. I'd suggest you save your dosh and go for a bigger upgrade next year.... Maybe including a Vista install disk for your troubles....
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    i agree i will wait and do the bit thing and wait for vista.

    the thing thats slowing me down is my av f-secure so once i got rid of it and got a lighter av i should have a faster pc

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    Why not just get one off fleabay ?
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/AMD-64-3000-So...QQcmdZViewItem
    You should be able to pick one up for <&#163;60


    (BTW this is not my auction in case you were wondering)

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