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01-17-03, 03:09 PM #1
Best M/Bd for an XP1900+ with SD-Ram???
All you MSI users.... which is the best board for me to buy for this cpu please, that still takes my SD-Ram, or do I have to bite the bullet and by some DDR???
01-17-03, 03:35 PM #2
I would say get the DDR, the increased memory bandwith will go a long way. SD will cripple your cpu. Plus you don't want to have to buy another motherboard again when you decide to use DDR (although most that support sd also have DDR support as well).PIII 750@840
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01-18-03, 09:43 AM #3Originally posted by Omega Destroyer
I would say get the DDR, the increased memory bandwith will go a long way. SD will cripple your cpu. Plus you don't want to have to buy another motherboard again when you decide to use DDR (although most that support sd also have DDR support as well).
DDR makes a huge difference. I got a gf4Ti4400, and at the time had an SDRAM mobo, but i got only 6300 in 3dMark.. I then got a new kt3 Ultra with ddr and put another 3500 points more on 3dMark.. If u can spare the money go for DDR...ASUS Sabertooth P67
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01-19-03, 02:12 AM #4
As these guys mentioned you will get better performance from DDR, but since you asked the K7T Turbo2 is a nice SDRAM board.heatware: http://heatware.com/eval.php?id=6394
01-29-03, 03:44 AM #5
if you really don't want to buy the DDR, you could buy a board that supports both...
01-29-03, 04:08 AM #6
That's exactly what I have done..... ECS K7S5A and it is going great.
My P4-rig has it's motherboard back in Taiwan at present, so I have thrown my stick of DDR at it, and it is running really well.
Windows XP picked up all the necessary changes in the repair function, and it is as though I have my own PC back running again.
What a (temporary) relief!!
Great idea, and a great stable board...... not a single crash in sight. Temps stable around 30 degrees, so I'm a happy chappy.
01-29-03, 04:33 AM #7
lol, I forgot to look at the date of your last post . I'm glad you worked it out.