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AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Processor S939 Venice 2.4GHZ 512K L2 Cache 90NM Retail Box

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   Shipping Weight:   2 lbs
   Part #: ADA3800BPBOX
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Features:

With the introduction of the AMD Athlon 64 processor, AMD provides customers a solution that can address their current and future computing needs. As the first desktop PC processor to run on the AMD64 platform, the AMD Athlon 64 processor helps ensure superior performance on today's software with readiness for the coming wave of 64-bit computing. With AMD64 technology, customers can embrace the new capabilities of 64-bit computing on their own terms and achieve compatibility with existing software and operating systems.

Quick Specs:
Process Technology 90 nm
Clock Speed 2.40 GHz
Processor Socket Socket PGA-939
L2 Cache 512 KB
Processor Core Single-core (1 Core)
Processor Manufacturer AMD
ProductId10440274


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General Information  
     Brand Name: AMD
     Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc
     Manufacturer Part Number: ADA3800BPBOX
     Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.amd.com
     Package Type: Retail
     Packaged Quantity: 1
     Product Line: Athlon 64
     Product Model: 3800+
     Product Name: Athlon 64 3800+ Processor
     Product Type: Processor
Miscellaneous  
     Additional Information:
  • Enhanced Virus Protection with Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Integrated DDR Memory Controller 128-bit
  • L1 Data and Instruction Cache
  • 2000 MHz system bus using HyperTransport technology

     Platform Supported: PC
Technical Information  
     Clock Speed: 2.40 GHz
     L2 Cache: 512 KB
     Process Technology: 90 nm
     Processor Core: Single-core (1 Core)
     Processor Manufacturer: AMD
     Processor Socket: Socket PGA-939
     Processor Technology: AMD64 Technology
HyperTransport Technology

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Kevin_W
06/08/07
Experience: 2 Years
Pros
Fast enough for normal users and normal gaming.
-Cheap
-Fast
Cons
none
Summary
Awesome CPU! I have had this CPU for 2 years and never had a problem. It doesn't run too hot on the stock fan heatsink; about 30 degrees idle. It is great for gaming and can run all of todays applications just fine. If your looking for an inexpensive and all around good processor, the 3800+ is for you.

Will_A
04/18/07
Experience: 3 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
Fast and very reliable
Cons
Not Dual Core
Summary
This is a great processor for basic and advanced users. Haven't had a problem with it yet and I have been putting it too the test.

bigjim
03/11/07
Experience: 2 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
price (was on sale)
Cons
none
Summary
I bought this to upgrade my 3200 and it runs 6 degrees cooler.
Not the best over clocker, I was able to get to 2.7 GHZ stable
without changing my memory dividers.

Sue-Ling_W
03/03/07
Experience: 2 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
Is possible for overclocking.
Is pretty cheap.
Is better than a lot of Pentium 4s.
Can run games better than a lot of Pentium 4s.
Hyper Transport has 5 different speeds and it's good to prevent "the butterfly effect".
Cons
Can't overclock too much or you won't get a cool temperature.
Maximum temperature is around the 60s
Can't run current games at the maximum settings
Summary
I was a first a little disappointed with this CPU. I really wanted to run new games like BF2142 at the maximum possible setting but the game was not able to run smooth, so I overclocked it. Even if I overclock it, it still wasn't able to do this. Also, if you overclock, be careful with changing volts because some motherboards will break even if you add 1.575 volts, and changing volts and changing clock speed will increase the temperature. As well as the fact that if your computer shuts down too much because of overheating, it will really worn out your CPU, so be careful with overclocking.

When I personally overclocked it, I didn't change the volts and I let my Asus motherboard automatically overclock it to 110% clock speed (which is 2.64 GHZ) and I only change it during gaming because I don't want to worn out this CPU.

Overall I was pretty happy with this CPU because I was able to max out Battlefield 2 and it runs games a lot more smoother than my old Pentium 4 2.8 GHZ. However, because I can't max out on every game I really prefer getting the Core 2 Duo E6600 instead, but that CPU is a lot more expensive. This review was modfied by poster d 03-03-07 09:57 PM This review was modfied by poster i 03-03-07 09:47 PM

This review was modfied by poster @ 03-03-07 09:26 PM

ggogeta
02/18/07
Experience: 14 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Plays game well, better than some dual core AMD
Cons
single core
Summary
It's one of socket 939's best cpu for gaming as most of them are only single threaded... I can only see it as a good value if you have a spare socket 939 mobo around (like me), but then again, it's really fast. Fan is really quiet on top it it.

Craig M
02/13/07
Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
Pros
Fast
Stock Fan keeps CPU at great temps
Cons
None that I can think of.
Summary
I did a light upgrade on my parents system they had a AMD 3000+ and I upgraded their CPU to a AMD 3800+ and I noticed a huge difference. There was at least a 5 second shorter boot time loading their system. I dont bother with overclocking. But for the 125 bucks I got this cpu on sale for I definitly cant complain.

cheddarr
01/19/07
Experience: 4 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
best value for the price e $108.00
Cons
none.
Summary
got this to upgrade from a amd 3000+ . I noticed a significant increase in speed, in bootup as well as opening programs. As of current date, Jan/07 , this appears to be the best value processor for the price on sale for $108.00.
very good upgrade.

Jonathan_C
01/19/07
Experience: 1 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
good price for upgrading from socket A/s754
Cons
only 512k cache
Summary
This is a strong performing cpu, this is replacing a s754 Sempron 2800. performance should be 50%+ over the current sempron:)

yannick_d
01/15/07
Experience: 5 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
the cpu speed
Cons
the cpu fan
Summary
i buy this cpu to replace my amd athlon 3000+ (upgrade)

the only complaint i have is the cpu fan

the installation of the cpu fan is very difficult

the plastic mechanism have no utility

i prefer my old cpu fan (athlon 3000+)

i always buy retail box , amd should revised is cpu fan

Sandy_S
01/11/07
Experience: 3 Days
 Verified Owner
Pros
Fast, really OCable, easy to install.
Cons
The Stock-Heatsink sucks.
Summary
I upgrade from a 2200 Sempron, Socket A for this badboy, I overclocked this to 3.2 GHz without going over 35 degrees on High load. I would DEFINATELY recommend this card to anyone needing that extra speed boost.

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Messages about AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Processor S939 Venice 2.4GHZ 512K L2 Cache 90NM Retail Box

Any differences between the 3800 and 3200 other th (Jeremy_J- May 15, 07, 11 Replies) Read this message
Overclocking 3800+ (Cameron_G- Feb 19, 07, 1 Replies) Read this message
Free shipping (000999888- Jan 20, 07, 0 Replies) Read this message
Is this the fastest CPU for my MB? (Kevin_W- Nov 06, 06, 10 Replies) Read this message
NF4 (Karen_D- Sep 14, 06, 1 Replies) Read this message
3000 preforms better?? (Adam_F- Aug 29, 06, 0 Replies) Read this message
Heat Sink (Daniel_E- Aug 23, 06, 1 Replies) Read this message
Overclocking a 3800+ Venice (Brandon_H- Aug 10, 06, 2 Replies) Read this message
Recommended Fan? (Lisa_H- Aug 05, 06, 2 Replies) Read this message
thermal paste (Kevin_T- Jul 12, 06, 8 Replies) Read this message
heatsink (Kevin_T- Jul 12, 06, 1 Replies) Read this message
OC'ing and Current Stepping (werty316- Jul 04, 06, 7 Replies) Read this message
This vs. P4 3.00 Ghz (Kathy_T- Jul 03, 06, 6 Replies) Read this message
Is this a good Computer setup for my cousin? (Shaun_C- Jun 26, 06, 3 Replies) Read this message
On sale? (whatupdet- Jun 15, 06, 1 Replies) Read this message

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URL: http://www.penstarsys.com/reviews/cpu/amd/x2_3800_939/index.html
Comment: In the end I would find it hard to suggest the Athlon 64 3800+ to a user hoping to buy or build their own system. While the A64 3800+ is no slouch by any stretch of the imagination, the greater focus on multi-threaded applications we are starting to see makes it nearly obsolete already.
Posted by: Tanksalot @05/07/06
URL: http://www.cdrinfo.com/Sections/Reviews/Specific.aspx?ArticleId=10618
Comment: AMD's Athlon 3800+ is undoubtedly one of the best processors you can acquire for your computer.
Posted by: rizusion @02/18/06
URL: http://www.techwarelabs.com/reviews/processors/socket-939/
Comment: In depth review of the AMD ATHLON 64 3800+
Posted by: rizusion @02/18/06
URL: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/display/athlon64-venice.html
Comment: A review from X-Bit Labs. See how the Venice core AMD64 3800 outperforms its Newcastle brother!
Posted by: Jason_H @12/27/05
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