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Offline halokid

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System build or perhaps a lil remodeling
« on: Dec 19, 2006, 01:28 PM »
looks like the mere pentium 805 d dual core cpu  has gotten good reviews  for normal usage and overclocking. So i decided i want to build a pc with this  bad boy in it.

i will be using everything from my old pc except for
the mobo and cpu, so that means my  crucial pc 3200 ram im using and my 6600gt agp card as well.

everything will be free to me if i keep a pretty low budget.



whats your thoughts on Via or Sis motherboards?
I was looking at this one-

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16813157092
# ASRock 775Dual-VSTA Socket T (LGA 775) VIA PT880 PRO ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

CPU Type: Pentium D/Pentium 4 HT/Celeron D
DDR Standard: DDR 400 (PC 3200)
DDR2 Standard: DDR2 667
Dual Channel Supported: Yes
FSB: 1066/800MHz
Maximum Memory Supported: 2GB
Number of DDR Slots: 2 x 184pin
Number of DDR2 Slots: 2 x 240pin
South Bridge: VIA VT8237A
Supported CPU Technologies: Hyper-Threading Technology
# Model #: 775Dual-VSTA
# Item #: N82E16813157092

So long as it is ok for playing games on it  and its an upgrade from my barton xp 2500+ cpu

any thoughts would be appreciated.
« Last Edit: Dec 19, 2006, 03:20 PM by halokid »

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Re:System build or perhaps a lil remodeling
« Reply #1 on: Dec 20, 2006, 04:21 AM »
Looks like a pretty good budget board that will allow you to achieve what you want - a gradual upgrade of your system on a budget.

Being a budget board, it's not that great for overclocking but I have seen claims of people achieving 3.3GHz on the 805D using this board so not too bad.  You would probably see a marginal improvement over your existing CPU at stock anyway (especially when multitasking) so I would say go for it.
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Re:System build or perhaps a lil remodeling
« Reply #2 on: Dec 20, 2006, 02:04 PM »
thx buffalo ;D