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Topic: 890GX Pro3 Upgrading help
Posted By: trviper
Subject: 890GX Pro3 Upgrading help
Date Posted: 13 Mar 2016 at 2:30am
Love the Mobo but I had to go cheap on the build though. I fell in love with this MOBO. First one I liked since ABIT closed shop. Would like to upgrade it now to the to give her a little muscle. Thought I should start with the cpu so I can atleast get the Kingston Hyperx Memory timings up to 1800. Not sure what CPU to start with. PSU is great PC POWER and COOLING 750. Excellent rail amps. As you can see its not being over worked.

Any ideas would be appreciated. Yes, you can laugh at my regor. 

Current sad state of this poor rig.

I figure new cpu first but not quite sure what to get . Wanted to try an FX but the bios issue limits choices so was maybe thinking of a top notch Phenom. Any input,,recommendations, jokes would be appreciated.   I haven't but a super rig in a few years and the new CPU's have me a little dazed and confused. I hear phenom is better that FX.  My last rig my my FX-55 had intel eating dust

CPU Athlon II REGOR  255 

GPU is a cheap XFX 6700 with a gig of DDR 5

Memory TypeDDR3
Memory Size4 GBytes
ChannelsDual, (Unganged)
Memory Frequency800.0 MHz (1:4)
CAS# latency (CL)9.0
RAS# to CAS# delay (tRCD)11
RAS# Precharge (tRP)11
Cycle Time (tRAS)29
Bank Cycle Time (tRC)40
Command Rate (CR)2T
Uncore Frequency2016.7 MHz
  
Memory SPD 
DIMM #1
     SMBus address0x52
     Memory typeDDR3
     Module formatUDIMM
     Manufacturer (ID)Kingston (7F980000000000000000)
     Size2048 MBytes
     Max bandwidthPC3-10700 (667 MHz)
     Part number9905403-156.A00LF
     Serial number403D1348
     Manufacturing dateWeek 13/Year 11
     Number of banks8
     Nominal Voltage1.50 Volts
     EPPno
     XMPno
     AMPno
JEDEC timings tableCL-tRCD-tRP-tRAS-tRC @ frequency
     JEDEC #16.0-6-6-17-23 @ 457 MHz
     JEDEC #27.0-7-7-20-27 @ 533 MHz
     JEDEC #38.0-8-8-22-30 @ 609 MHz
     JEDEC #49.0-9-9-24-33 @ 666 MHz
  
DIMM #2
     SMBus address0x53
     Memory typeDDR3
     Module formatUDIMM
     Manufacturer (ID)Kingston (7F980000000000000000)
     Size2048 MBytes
     Max bandwidthPC3-10700 (667 MHz)
     Part number9905403-156.A00LF
     Serial number3F3D5948
     Manufacturing dateWeek 13/Year 11
     Number of banks8
     Nominal Voltage1.50 Volts
     EPPno
     XMPno
     AMPno
JEDEC timings tableCL-tRCD-tRP-tRAS-tRC @ frequency
     JEDEC #16.0-6-6-17-23 @ 457 MHz
     JEDEC #27.0-7-7-20-27 @ 533 MHz
     JEDEC #38.0-8-8-22-30 @ 609 MHz
     JEDEC #49.0-9-9-24-33 @ 666 MHz



Replies:
Posted By: Xaltar
Date Posted: 13 Mar 2016 at 5:00am
I would go for a 95w Phenom II x6. It will be more compatible with the board than the FX CPUs and likely cause less heat issues.

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Posted By: trviper
Date Posted: 14 Mar 2016 at 1:14am
Between everything going with this Chip set and AMD's driver problems....I am about ready to jimp to the dark side of intel.

Question? They actually took a phenom 6..retooled and made it an FX chip?
And of course it wont work my 890 GX Pro 3? LOL

Processor Manufacturer:AMD
Processor Core:Hexa-core (6 Core)
Clock Speed:3.50 GHz
Overclocking Speed:4.10 GHz
HyperTransport Speed:2600 MHz
L1 Cache:288 KB
L2 Cache:6 MB
L3 Cache:8 MB
64-bit Processing:Yes
Process Technology:32 nm
Processor Technology:Turbo CORE Technology
Processor Technology:AMD64 Technology
Processor Technology:AMD PowerNow! Technology
Processor Technology:Virtualization Technology
Processor Technology:HyperTransport Technology
Processor Socket:Socket AM3+



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