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April 7, 2007, 12:34 pm
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Is a 940 socket the same as AM2? Is this a good overclocker? Anyone have a
motherboard for this to sell (or recommend one)?
Or is a 3800+ x2 or other a better deal.
OSA244CEP5AL AMD Opteron Processor Model 244 Product Type : Server Processor
Processor Type : AMD Opteron Clock Speed : 1.8 GHz Cache Memory : L1 -
128KBL2 - 1MB Compatible Slots : Socket 940 Processor Core : Stepping C0
these are $49 shipped
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Re: Opteron Processor Model 244
Sorry, should have searched farther before asking:
Socket 940 is a 940-pin socket for 64-bit AMD server processors. The socket
is entirely covered with leads, except for four key pins used to align the
processor. AMD Opterons and the older AMD Athlon 64 FX (FX-51) uses Socket
940. Being an intended server platform, processors using this socket only
accept registered memory, because, in servers, memory errors are less
acceptable and cause more damage. Socket 940 processor will not fit in a AM2