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Old 11-14-2005, 05:59 PM   #1
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Default AMD 3500+ or AMD 3700+

What would i benefit from getting the 3700 over the 3500.......Is it worth it to spend the extra $30 to get the 3700 or just save my money and get the 3500....Also i need a good mobo to go with this in the area of $70-$80....Any input is nice...
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Old 11-14-2005, 06:01 PM   #2
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I would get the 3500+ like I have. I don't think that it's that much of a difference. Now the 4000+ and 3500+ is a different story, but not the 3500+. Get the 3500+. You can always overclock. Just some more cache I think or fsb.. something... lol... it's not worth it. A good gigabyte or a msi or asus is good...
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Old 11-14-2005, 06:48 PM   #3
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Default Re: AMD 3500+ or AMD 3700+

the thing is i'm not getting good enough memory to overclock because of my budget....so either i get the 3500+ and overclock it with a little better memory......or I buy the 3700+ and upgrade the mem later if i need to
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Old 11-14-2005, 06:51 PM   #4
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so what thats sayin is i should get the 3500+ venice with good RAM....something like corsair XMS or OCZ gold
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now what mobo should i get...I need something under $80....I got the XMS 1GB(2x512)...now i just need to find a good reliable mobo to put all my fancy on to
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Old 11-14-2005, 07:15 PM   #7
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MSI, ABIT or DFI
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Old 11-14-2005, 07:17 PM   #8
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I was kinda hoping for specifics
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Here's a nice motherbaord
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130491
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Default Re: AMD 3500+ or AMD 3700+

http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813131569

what about that board....I know its a little more expensive and would like to find something cheaper........

I need all of your recommendations....Give me 2 or 3 to pick from so i can choose the most reliable
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