Which Thunderbird

In my constant dreaming of building a new computer, I have set my mind on an AMD T-bird, but I'm not sure which would be best.
System planned:

Asus A7V so it would be a socket A
Therefore a T-bird with 256K cache.
Which speed. No overclocking planned.
 

Arrow

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How much are you planning to spend? Are you going to be using your system for games - and to what extent? Other purposes of your computer?

Rob
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Whatever you feel you need. I mean i do a lot of heavy graphics and mapping for half-life, so i need all the CPU power and ram that i can get. But for an average user 800-900mhz would be fine. 256mb of ram is a definate. With ram prices this cheap, get it while u can!!

--SR
 
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Go have a look at www.scan.co.uk/today.htm
they have a great deal on today , but as a general rule go for 800-1000 they seem to be the best Price Performance CPU at the moment

M

one of the first UK T-Bird users....
 
Cheers guys.
I've finally decided on my system.
Trying to balance between price and quality, and here it is.

AMD Athlon 1Ghz Thunderbird Socket A 256Kb

Asus A7V (socket A, KT133, UDMA100, AGP 4x, ATX, 3xDIMM)

256MB 133 SDRAM - ECC

IBM Deskstar 75GXP 30.7Gb (UDMA100, 7200rpm, 8.5ms, 2Mb

IBM Deskstar 75GXP 15.3Gb (UDMA100, 7200rpm, 8.5ms, 2Mb

ATI Radeon 32Mb DDR - AGP 4x

Creative Sound Blaster Live! Player 5.1

Aopen CRW1232 (IDE, 32r12w10rw, 4mb internal)

Aopen HX08 - full tower, ATX/micro ATX/Full AT, 300W


If anyone has any information about why I shouldn't get these parts, please say.
 
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i had a question regarding the asus a7v... i recently bought all my parts for my new system and was wounding if the asus a7v could handle a 1.2 tbird? becuase thats what i got... thanks.
 

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