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Opty 165 dual core

Discussion in 'CPUs' started by ichabod crane, 25 Feb 2006.

  1. ichabod crane

    Man of Honour

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    Location: York

    Hi i have a pair of opty 165's so basically four cores... i have not installed these yet but i have ordered an Asus K8N DL... now these are 1 way cpus what does this mean?? and if i have them on the asus board will i have four cores running?? thanks for the help
     
  2. Jokester

    Don

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    Location: Aberdeenshire

    Doh, it means that they can only be used in single CPU applications (that's 1 chip per system) and even worse than that won't fit that board as 165 are S939 chips, whilst that board is S940.

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  3. ichabod crane

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    poo! well i think i will keep the board when it arrives... and just put the 165's back in the cupboard and get some 265's
     
    Last edited: 25 Feb 2006
  4. chex

    Hitman

    Joined: 8 Dec 2005

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    ...or you can send one my way and I'll keep it warm for you
     
  5. Explicit

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 11 Feb 2006

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    How many multipliers do the 165s have? 9?
     
  6. Jokester

    Don

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    Yep.

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  7. VeNT

    Capodecina

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    Location: Cornwall

    oh god, the thought of two 165s going to waste, PLEASE SET THEM UP AND RUN FOLDING ON THEM!
     
  8. ichabod crane

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    im putting them in two pc's one for my dad and one for my bro late xmas pressie