[mythtv-users] Anyone care to double check my shopping basket?
k at adamski.org
Thu Jun 12 12:40:55 UTC 2008
It is mentioned in this article:
when the 5600 and 6000 is compared.
On Thu, 2008-12-06 at 09:20 +0100, Damian wrote:
> Thanks Allen,
> Anyone else know about this multiple of 400MHz thing? I'll dig around
> the net now.
> Allen Edwards wrote:
> > The Processor and RAM look correct for the MB. In other words, it
> > looks fine to me. I just went thought this and know it is difficult
> > to buy when it is just yourself checking. I didn't get anyone
> > checking mine so just had to buy it. But then again, I had a lot more
> > questions than this simple three component list you have.
> > The only thing I would say is that while I was checking, newegg (the
> > local store everyone seems to use) started offering a 5400+ machine
> > for just a little more money than what I was looking at. Your choice
> > is a little less so you may not want to step up. The thing I found in
> > researching this is that when the processor clock is not a multiple of
> > 400MHz, you end up turning the memory clock down to get everything to
> > sync. Now, I don't actually know if this is true, but your 2.5GHz
> > clock may cause you to slow the memory if this is in fact true.
> > Alternately, you might think of the 4600+, which has a 2.4GHz clock.
> > I have no idea if this would be better or worse, just raising the
> > issue. You would need to check with someone more knowledgeable.
> > Hope this helps,
> > Allen
> > On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 5:06 PM, Damian <damian at gingermagic.co.uk> wrote:
> >> I'm upgrading an old 1.2 gb athlon machine with this kit:
> >> https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Motherboards/Socket+AM2+%28AMD%29/ASUS+M2N-VM+DVI+GeForce7050PV+%2B+nForce630a+Socket+AM2+Motherboard+?productId=29980
> >> https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Memory/DDR2/DDR2+800+%28PC6400%29/Corsair+2GB+PC2-6400+XMS2+%282x1GB%29+?productId=27405
> >> https://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/CPUs+%2F+Processors/AMD/Athlon+64+X2+Socket+AM2/AMD+Athlon+64+X2+Dual+Core+4800%2B+2.50GHz+%28Retail+AM2%29+?productId=28353
> >> I'm only playing SD content back for the forseeable future due to my
> >> projector.
> >> Could someone just double check for me that all of those components will
> >> fit together properly and play nice. It's late and I've dragged myself
> >> forwards to what's around in 'current technology' about 10 years in one
> >> night. I stopped keeping tack of this stuff a long time ago.
> >> Cheers
> >> Damian
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