AMD Athlon 64 Socket AM2 CPU in a Socket 939 Motherboard

Posted on Sunday, Oct 15 2006 @ 00:23 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
An AMD Socket AM2 CPU in an AMD Socket 939 motherboard won't work ? It works ;-) As already mentioned in the previous Review, the ASRock 939SLI32-eSATA2 motherboard offers beside the AMD 939 pin CPU socket also a so-called ASRock Future CPU Port. Who already own this Motherboard and would like to buy now one of the inexpensive AMD AM2 CPUs, is able upgrade the board for Socket AM2 within a few minutes! This Review contains the final result, the overclocking result and a direct comparison of the AMD Athlon 64 Socket 939 CPU compared to the AMD Socket AM2 CPU on the identical motherboard.

Check it out over OC Inside.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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