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Old September 28, 2009, 05:39 PM
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I fail to see the point of legacy support like this. It cant be anything but a money hole, and its not going to improve their reputation. If you want an AMD system its much easier to get a AM2+ system which will have significantly better support.
Your completely missing the point.

If this board cost say $60 and someone has a computer that WORKS as they like... and their motherboard dies $60 is far cheaper than a new system all together.
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Old September 28, 2009, 08:16 PM
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Put this on the market around $60 and I'll buy one too.
I suspect quite a few people have a S939 CPU, DDR RAM but with a dead motherboard.
System cost for just changing the motherboard is a lot less than MB/CPU/RAM if don't need the extra CPU grunt.
edit: but I'm disappointed to see regular capacitors - especially as I often see the ones around the RAM blown for systems that aren't heavily OCed.
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Old September 28, 2009, 10:14 PM
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Your completely missing the point.

If this board cost say $60 and someone has a computer that WORKS as they like... and their motherboard dies $60 is far cheaper than a new system all together.
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Old September 28, 2009, 10:43 PM
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An updated motherboard that lets people use their old CPU's and RAM to make a reasonably capable second box? What's not to like?
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Old September 29, 2009, 12:39 AM
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omg, yes please.

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Old September 29, 2009, 10:15 PM
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*runs fingers along chin* hmm, these could make some budget upgrades for some of our older computers at our church...pick up some of these boards, some S939 procs...and they'll be decent for a few more years (only 3 out of 6 computers were built post S478 and have any kind of real proc...I dont count a celeron 2GHz as a real proc)
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Old September 29, 2009, 10:35 PM
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Actually, this would be perfect for anyone looking to use their old 939 gear in an inexpensive HTPC. The board IS mATX.
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Anybody found one of these for sale yet?
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Old October 9, 2009, 09:13 AM
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If this is $60 I'll buy one too. I have an old 939 system that had the board fail. If this board is cheap enough I'll use it as a replacement and find some kind of use for that system.
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Well? Anyone seen this available online? NewEgg.ca / CanadaComps / TigerDirect dosen't have these in stock...nor does ebay or buy.com...
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