Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
kgsolomon1

What CPU/memory for DFI expert 939

Recommended Posts

I have a DFI expert 939 board, and am looking to upgrade the memory and cpu. I eventually am going to build a new computer in a couple years, so I want to stick with 939 right now. I have an FX-53 that has gone toast, and my memory is in need of an upgrade. I can still get the FX-60 off ebay, or should I get a 2.8 FX-57 or an opteron? Also, I'm not a huge overclocker, rather have something fast out of the box that I can do minor tweaks to increase speed. Should I get an o.c.'ed PC3200 crucial tracer or ocz gold, or go for a PC4000? Any auggestions?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

iv got a 4800... if you are not going to clock.. its fast...

 

just use ddr400 ram... geting ddr 500ram is very expensive for old ram..

 

all ddr2 now..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It depends alot on your budget.

 

If you let me spend your money, I'd do it like this.

G.SKILL 2GB kit $155

X2 3800+ $110

$255 for a some good harware.

Even at stock you will have plenty of power. These can easily be clocked to 2.4 -2.6 without much effort.

 

If you can afford more, then I'd think hard about going Intel C2D, you get alot more for your dollar there.

Gigabyte S3 $99

G.SKILL DDR2 $155

E4300 $169

You can easily clock these to 2.8-3.0 and up depending on your cooling.

Again, if you are not going to overclock, this system would still outclass your 939 with plenty of room to grow later on.

For only $423 you can upgrade but as I said , it depends on your budget but if you were looking to buy an FX-60 , hey it's your money.:)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...