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example: AMD 64 X2 6000+ can be different wattages? One warning, that X2 runs much hotter than the 3500+ it is replacing (at least the Manchester core does, not sure about the Toledo version). My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number BrightWorks Systems B4 OS Windows 7 Profession 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7-860 Quad Motherboard Gigabyte P55-UD4P Memory Mushkin 4x2Gb PC12800 Graphics Card Gigabyte GTX260 896Mb May 13, 2005 Athlon 64 3500+ Voltage Help? this contact form

It would be illegal otherwise and note we agree to abide by the terms of the license agreement when first decide to continue to use the software on the first machine. Just be sure your PSU can support a bigger card as graphics cards are often the most power demanding components in our systems. My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom OS Window7 Home Premium 64bit CPU AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Motherboard Asus M2V Socket AM2 Memory 2GB RAM Graphics Card NVIDIA Your board has 4 ram sockets, in 2 groups of 2. http://www.cpu-upgrade.com/CPUs/AMD/Athlon_64/3500+_(rev._E3).html

An assembled PC will usually cost you significantly less than a pre-built one. The link above details every supported CPU though, so should come in handy for bargain hunting. I would imagine a x3/x4 core Phenom would make a huge difference, but I will leave someone with my experience of these processors to advise you. But the reality for you is, it does not matter if you replace all your RAM with 4 x 2Gb as that will automatically enable dual-channel.

Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. You may need a better heatsink. Jan 7, 2007 Add New Comment You need to be a member to leave a comment. Should I go for the fastest one available in the Athlon x64 x2 range?

I want to be able to play the new games coming out like Age of Conan and Warhammer: Age of Reconing. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core CPUs and Motherboards Today's Posts Looking to upgrade AMD Athlon 643500+ By1ronpur3 Jul 4, 2011 Post New Reply Hey there. Cant seem to find what I'm looking for from the recommendations you guys gave me... this page you can get better performance by upgrading your video card (the hd 4650 that D3 recommended is a good option....get the 512mb version though) better would be replace the system if

Jul 5, 2011 #2 1ronpur3 TS Rookie Topic Starter Awesome. You probably won't find any new boards that will take DDR2 ram, so a new board will also need new ram. Save up for a full upgrade e.g. Please correct me if Im wrong.

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR LEGAL DEFENSE All unused funds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Any advice is appreciated. Reply With Quote 03-09-11,11:55 PM #20 QuietIce View Profile View Forum Posts Disabled Join Date May 2006 Location Anywhere but there Originally Posted by mobkon Thanks, but a little too

I just sold a 6000+ that was 125 watts and it is very easy to get them mixed up. http://quodsoftware.com/amd-athlon/amd-athlon-ii-x2.html To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. If you can manage a total of 4GB of matching modules, that would be nearly ideal, but 2GB will work (as you already know).

RAM Configuration Slot A1 - 512MB Slot B1 - 512MB Slot A2 - 1024MB Slot B2 - empty I believe this is correct for 2 channel setup? Everything else is automatic, I think. Don't know if your board will run am3 up to 95 or 65 watts. http://quodsoftware.com/amd-athlon/amd-athlon-64-3200-upgrade.html Dec 13, 2011 Athlon 64 3500 Orleans + Games?

Is anyone having any problems with a similar move? Don't bend any pins installing the processor. And I have upgraded it pretty well.Acer T180 at stock:- AMD Athlon 64 3500+ @ 2.21GHz- 514mb Ram- Inetergrated Graphics Geforce 6100 nforce 410- 250w PSU- 160gb HDDCurrent Acer T180- AMD

I can replace the RAM modules.

Aug 28, 2009 #21 TomJ TS Rookie Topic Starter Longer term though, I will be looking to replace the machine in the not too distant future. I'm sure if you look at some of the slower chips you will find other 65Watt models. Most AM2 boards were never updated, though. Sep 21, 2006 Which Athlon 64 3500+?

It all depends on what the bios supports. Does your board have heatsinks on the MOSFETs - that row of microchips between the CPU and rear I/O ports? Is that a good deal and should I upgrade to that processor? his comment is here I have a Nvidia 9800GT video card that I can put in, but it requires a 400 watt power supply and this computer only has a 250 watt.

Since you are running 64-Bit Windows, you will see very significant performance gains quadrupling your RAM from 2Gb to 8Gb. If Channel A socket 2 is empty, then Channel B socket 2 must be empty. Jan 15, 2006 Upgrade Recommendations - Athlon 64 3500+ / GeForce 6600 GT Feb 25, 2008 AMD Athlon 64 3200+ upgrade? radiator, 38x120mm 4000rpm Delta fans on Sunbeam Rheobus Extreme fan speed controller RAM: 2x8 gb Crucial 2400 Ballistic DDR4 GPU: Powercolor R7 360 Case: NZXT Source 530 PSU: OCZ 750W Storage: