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Old June 21, 2009, 05:58 PM
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So my friend is desperate for a computer, and I decided I will sell him my old PSU (XClio 600w), Motherboard(BioStar 790GX), Processoer(Phenom 9950 BE), and RAM (8GB G.Skill P6500 800MHz), and case (XClio A380). With the money I get from that I am planning on buying


EDIT: Have two builds now

First

Asus M4A79 Deluxe (AMD 790FX Quad Crossfire, Quad PCI-E 2.0 Crossfire, AM3/AM2+, ATX)
4 PCI-E x16, 2 PCI, 4 DDR2, 1 ATA133,6 SATA2 (RAID), 1 ESATA, Firewire, 8 - USB 2.0, 5.1 Audio, Gigabit Ethernet

AMD Phenom II 940 (which Ill lap [600grit, 800, 1000, 1500, 2000] with C.Master V8)
OCZ Fatality OCZ2F10664GK 1066Mhz 4GB Kit (2x2GB, 7-7-7-20)

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Asus M4A79T Deluxe (AMD 790FX Quad Crossfire, Quad PCI-E 2.0 Crossfire, AM3, ATX) ***
4 PCI-E x16, 2 PCI, 4 DDR3, 1 ATA133,6 SATA2 (RAID), 1 ESATA, Firewire, 8 - USB 2.0, 5.1 Audio, Gigabit Ethernet


AMD Phenom II 955 (which Ill lap [600grit, 800, 1000, 1500, 2000] with C.Master V8)
OCZ OCZ3V1600LV6GK PC3-12800 1600Mhz 6GB Kit (3x2GB, 8-8-8-24)

I think the only difference between the two is that the M4A79T is that its only AM3, and DDR3. Am I correct?

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Old June 21, 2009, 06:22 PM
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get 955 and overclock the crap out of it
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Hes already getting ddr3, 7-7-7 timings? I agree if your going AM3 with and AM3 motherboard go with an AM3 processor, the 940 is an AM2+ ;)
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Old June 21, 2009, 07:18 PM
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Wait a sec, right now the 955 is only $50 more than the 940, and the same motherboard, only the DDR3 version is a bit cheaper.
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