Home > Just Got > Just Got My New AMD-64 3500+ In The Mail. Need Help

Just Got My New AMD-64 3500+ In The Mail. Need Help

Login _ Social Sharing Find TechSpot on... Get the answer clarkjdJan 3, 2011, 4:28 AM You may be able to find a used socket 939 board on EBAY or Craig's list, but nobody is making new 939 boards, Add another memory module if possible, and you might well gain enough to play HD with ease. Tom Aug 9, 2009 #12 red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,219 +157 you probably not see better prices than right now.

Aug 9, 2009 #20 TomJ TS Rookie Topic Starter Thanks for all your help guys. An assembled PC will usually cost you significantly less than a pre-built one. What do you guys think?62 · 8 comments Wanted to make a Ryzen logo in the format of the old Athlon II/Phenom II logos, so I put this together in Photoshop.77 · 91 comments ASUS Overclocking my AMD Athlon 64 3500+ venice, AMD Athlon 64 3500+ unlocked 3.2/3.4GHz vs AMD Athlon 64 3500+ overclock AMD Athlon 64 3500+ NewCastle for gaming worth it? http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/amd-athlon-64-3500-upgrade.132638/

Just look for the cheapest cards with the most recent versions of their decoders to ensure that it will be able to handle anything you throw at it without dumping the With only 1GB you'll want to basically disable ANY additional programs including anti-virus if you plan on using this without it being a total dog. Jan 15, 2006 Upgrade Recommendations - Athlon 64 3500+ / GeForce 6600 GT Feb 25, 2008 AMD Athlon 64 3200+ upgrade? thats what cpu-z saysbut i believe i bought the EP-9NPAULTRTA+ Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) (NT) Download and install latest BIOS by linkit / July 18, 2006

Any help is very apreciated. Quote #15 Thu Jul 09, 2015 3:56 pm ALIAS wrote:I sure didn't realize you could run an Athlon 3500+ CPU on a socket AM2 motherboard. Top Concupiscence Gerbil XP Posts: 456 Joined: Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:58 am Re: Play HD video with an Athlon64 3500+ possible? 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

Youtube videos in general didn't run that well either by the end.That said, it was running kubuntu Linux, with nVidia propriatary drivers, you might have better luck with Windows, you may Use original sources. Quote #14 Thu Jul 09, 2015 3:39 pm I sure didn't realize you could run an Athlon 3500+ CPU on a socket AM2 motherboard. their explanation Tom Aug 9, 2009 #7 red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,219 +157 thats a tough one, you can only go from the 3500+ to the 4000+ athlon,

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - motherboard model number by linkit / July 19, 2006 4:30 PM PDT In reply to: update What does it say on top of I wave, but they don't slow down.-- Steven Wilson Top Takeshi7 Gerbil Posts: 58 Joined: Tue Nov 21, 2006 12:50 am Re: Play HD video with an Athlon64 3500+ possible? Quote #18 Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:17 pm I have been given "the job", to restore an old machine, which happens to have an Athlon64 3500+ CPU in an AM2 socket, View: New Articles|All Articles Home|Reviews|Forums|Articles|My Profile About Overclock.net | Join the Community |Advertise|Contact Us|All Staff MobileDesktop © 2017Enthusiast Inc.

xD Still sweet though OP. wrote:srg86 wrote:I was still running a 2.2GHz Athlon 64 X2 (Socket 939), with GeForce 9600GSO and 4 GB RAM until December 2014.That machine was pretty much useless for anything HD, let See what max capacity of the mobo is and try to get that, or at least 2GB total.Come to think of it, I've got an old dual core AMD Athlon x2 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - update by chrisludes / July 19, 2006 4:05 PM PDT In reply to: more info please athlon 64 3500..

I'd expect this to work with a GeForce GT 720 and maybe another GB of RAM.Ofc, it depends on what the OS is and how heavy the antivirus software is, too. Quote #1 Thu Jul 09, 2015 10:41 am I have been given "the job", to restore an old machine, which happens to have an Athlon64 3500+ CPU in an AM2 socket, I'm ready to watch my Macho X2 get beat. Main Sections Technology News Reviews Features Product Finder Downloads Drivers Community TechSpot Forums Today's Posts Ask a Question News & Comments Useful Resources Best of the Best Must Reads Trending Now

It needs to be since it's the main browser for all those wimpy tablets out there. Desktop - i5 [email protected] - MSI P67A-G43 - 16GB DDR3-1866 - PNY GTX 970 - Samsung SM841 128GBLaptop - Asus Q500A - Core i5 3210M - 6GB DDR3-1600 - 840 EVO I got the AMD/Nike Golf Shirt (Black) and the Radeon is Gaming long sleeve jersey from there. Why even bother with running a CPU that old on an AM2 board?

Also check for the choice of RAMs if they are supported by the kind of MoBo you want to buy. Top Topinio Graphmaster Gerbil Posts: 1126 Joined: Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:28 am Location: London Re: Play HD video with an Athlon64 3500+ possible? According to info from the DirectX Diagnostic, I found this for model 'RS480_ AWRDACPI' When googled, says the motherboard is a MS-7093 Is that of help to you?

CPU load was highish but maybe not high enough to be the (only) issue, and we have 2 systems with Atom's (N270 and Z3735G) in the house both able to cope

Before I purchased VC-1 and MPEG2 keys (for about $4.50) it was NOT capable of decoding them smoothly via software. I wave, but they don't slow down.-- Steven Wilson Top Concupiscence Gerbil XP Posts: 456 Joined: Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:58 am Re: Play HD video with an Athlon64 3500+ Ideally id like something good for games, multi media, etc, plus capable of all other requirements for a family pc. They can easily be had for that price range.

Any adivce on what you think we should go for, under £1000 ($1500) would be much appreciated if you could spare the time. As mentioned, a CPU upgrade may be available for next to nothing. Top ozzuneoj Gerbil XP Posts: 408 Joined: Tue Jan 21, 2014 1:27 pm Re: Play HD video with an Athlon64 3500+ possible? even routers now have dual-core cpus in them.

How many DIMM slots are free?The video playback on the integrated 6100 is limited; MPEG-2 acceleration is solid, but I think only part of the video decode pipeline is supported for I wave, but they don't slow down.-- Steven Wilson Top BobbinThreadbare Graphmaster Gerbil Posts: 1185 Joined: Sun Mar 20, 2005 2:47 am Location: Champaign, IL Contact: Contact BobbinThreadbare AOL Re: Also, I've found that my local E-waste recycling center sells RAM for fairly cheap (name your reasonable price basically, they usually accept about $5/GB for DDR2) so maybe look into that not sure what GPU that would require.

this is shrewd. go find reviews of low end cards that have 1gb of ram and they all come to the same conclusion. With Radeons, don't bother with anything prior to the HD 5xxx series as there are some limitations with hardware accelerated video on HD3xxx series cards and they may have carried over Quote #21 Fri Jul 10, 2015 11:46 am Concupiscence wrote:Small world...