Notices

Overclockers Forums > Hardware > CPUs > AMD CPUs
AMD CPUs
Forum Jump

socket 940 and 939?

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe Search this Thread
 
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-09-04, 05:31 PM Thread Starter   #1
m1tk0
Registered



Join Date: May 2004
Location: Ottawa, CA

 
Question socket 940 and 939?


hi guys, ive been looking for a fx-53 chip and ive noticed theres 2 diff ones out there
one is socket 940 and the other is 939
i was wondering what is the difference?
m1tk0 is offline   QUOTE Thanks
Old 09-09-04, 05:33 PM   #2
A64skate
Member



Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Cincinnati, OH

 
I would go for the 939 just because the 940 is a dead socket and there isnt much if any of a performance difference. Plus you wont have to buy ecc registered ram if you go for 939.
A64skate is offline   QUOTE Thanks
Old 09-09-04, 06:17 PM   #3
The Coolest
Senior Member

 
The Coolest's Avatar 

Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

10 Year Badge
 
I wouldn't say that s940 is a dead socket, but it will require a ECC RAM that is more expensive, a bit slower and probably less overclockable. The s939 is the way to go when going with an FX

__________________
"<The_Coolest> You can't unwaste wasted CPU cycles" - Start FOLDing now!
Main rig:
Core i7 2600K 3.4GHz @ 4.5GHz (Scythe Mugen2) / Mobo: Biostar TP67XE / SSD: Crucial M4 128GB (+ HDDs) / GPU: HD5450 or 8800 Ultra / Mem: 4x4GB DDR3-1600 G.Skill 4GBXL RipJaws X - 16GB total / PSU: Seasonic S12II 620W.
Secondary rig:
Core i3 540 3.06GHz @ Stock / Mobo: MSI H55M-ED55 / GPU: Integrated / Mem: 2x2GB DDR3-1600 G.Skill 4GBRL RipJaws - 4GB total / PSU: FSP ATX350-PNR 350W.
Core Temp - Accurate temperature monitor for Intel's Core/Core 2 and AMD64 processors

Heatware
The Coolest is offline Heatware Profile   QUOTE Thanks
Old 09-09-04, 06:34 PM   #4
Busty St. Clair
Member

 
Busty St. Clair's Avatar 

Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Illinois

 
939 since not only u don't need registered memory but also better chipsets.
Busty St. Clair is offline   QUOTE Thanks
Old 09-10-04, 02:10 AM   #5
c627627

c(π*199780) Senior Member

 
c627627's Avatar 

Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Kansas

10 Year Badge
 
Socket 940 is geared toward servers.
Socket 939 toward desktop use.

Socket 940 FX's are nothing but 1xx Opterons.
http://www.c627627.com/AMD/OpteronAthlon64/

You want Socket 939 for everyday use.
c627627 is online now Author Profile   QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


Overclockers Forums > Hardware > CPUs > AMD CPUs
AMD CPUs
Forum Jump

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Mobile Skin
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:20 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
You can add these icons by updating your profile information to include your Heatware ID, Benching Profile ID or your Folding/SETI profile ID. Edit your profile!
X

Welcome to Overclockers.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this the best community on the Internet since 1998!


(4 digit year)

Why Join Us?

  • Share experience
  • Max out your hardware
  • Best forum members anywhere
  • Customized forum experience

Already a member?