Unlocked Barton

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  1. gchang817

    gchang817 DADDIO!!

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    whattup fellas,

    im looking to build a new system. the processor that i will probably purchase is an AMD barton. where can i purchase an unlocked barton? is the 2600 on newegg still unlocked?
     
  2. CyberBullets

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    u can get the barton 2500's and push them to 3200 with no problems.

    oh, the board they are using is the ASUS A7V8X-Deluxe for that :)
     
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    Leb_CRX OT's resident terrorist

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    I agree with Asus A7, or Abit NF7-S

    it's a toss between those 2, the Abit seems to be a bit better for o/c and it's a bit cheaper
     
  4. Blindsight

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    I'm running an XP1800 that supposedly is "locked"... but my NF7-s doesn't care, it lets me select any multiplier I want :cool:

    Edit: but as far as I know, 2500s are locked, 2600s are not (at newegg at least)... have you checked the latest buy reviews to see for sure?
     
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  5. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    I've never run across an actual "locked" AMD chip :dunno:

    all of the ones I have tried have had no problems OCing
     
  6. gchang817

    gchang817 DADDIO!!

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    2600 has not had any reviews saying it was locked, while the 2500 has
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    I bought my 2500 in September and it's unlocked.
     
  8. gchang817

    gchang817 DADDIO!!

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    the reviews on newegg for the 2500 say its locked
     
  9. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    Yeah, I think they changed it since then.
     

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