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Can use a CPU with socket 939 or 754 on my motherboard with Socket A?
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Hi Trum!

No, you can only use a CPU that goes with a Socket A board.

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So if i want to buy a new CPU, i have to buy a new motherboard?
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Yes that is correct. If you want help figuring out the best cpu and motherboard to purchase, we can help you with that. Just let us know what you will be using the computer for, like for gaming or just surfing the net and using office and checking email, so we can let you know what we would suggest to get the job done for you.

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That sounds good:)
i will be using my computer for online gaming, would like it to be fast and a computer of quality, but not to expensive. Can u help me?
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Okay so do you just want a new Cpu and mobo and new ram. Or do you want a complete new system the pc itself excluding a monitor keyboard,mouse and speakers??

Let us know what we are working here with.
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i would suggest an amd athlon 64-bit skt 939 venice core 3000+, and as for a motherboard, look for an asus, msi, biostar, maybe foxconn, or dfi (best, but expensive). the motherboard would then need to be a skt 939, and i would sugest if you're gaming get one that has a pci-express 16x slot or two, for a nice video card. you will also want things like sata, and 6-channel audio but most boards come with such things. dont buy a motherboard OEM, buy retail. a motherboard is the most tricky part of a computer system, and you will want the support and warranty. if you're gaming i would recommend a nvidia geforce 6800gs or higher video card, that will ensure you can run all your games at full quality.
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Thanks:) do not need a keyboard and a mouse. neither do i need speakers and screen
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and i do not need a cabinet.
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also with your new mobo, you will probably want new ram. get either 2 512mb sticks of ddr400 or one 1024mb stick. (or 2 if you have $$$ to spend)

what else are you using from your old system? hard drive? cd-roms?

Edited by Thebinaryman, 15 March 2006 - 11:56 AM.

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I have one samsung dvd-rom, and one sony dvd-r/rw
U can check my user profile to find out the rest, don't remember right now.
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well, by the looks of it, i think you will want just the new mobo, processor, and probably a new graphic card. your other parts seem new enough to be worth keeping for your new pc, saving you some money.
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I agree with binaryman. its the cheaper way and you save money..
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yeah, but thanks for the advice about my PC-upgrade:)
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