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the new ati firegl x2 256t
The new turbo-charged FireGLtm X2-256t is Ati's highest performance workstation graphics accelerator, delivering
the fastest 3D performance and superior quality graphics for professional applications. Based on the FGLtm 9800XT
Visual Processing Unit (VPU),

 lowest price : 256 mb version $ 751.76
Chaintech Zenith ZNF3-150 nForce3 Motherboard
A well rounded motherboard!

It should be pretty clear by now that if you're looking for a top of the line Athlon64 motherboard the Chaintech Zenith
ZNF3-150 easily delivers.
The Zenith ZNF3-150 is a very well rounded motherboard, and with a retail price of $240

 you'd have to expect a speedy board with a lot of features. In terms of onboard goodies, the Zenith ZNF3-150 has
Serial ATA/Serial ATA RAID and an additional IDE controller, IEEE 1394, Gigabit LAN and VIA's new Envy24PT 7.1

lowest price : $240

And ofcourse with a amd athlon65 motherboard comes the new AMD ATHLON 64 FX-51

Now that you know that the Athlon 64 FX processor does indeed exist, youíll want to know what it is, and what it
isnít. In short, the Athlon 64 FX processor, at least in its current form is equivalent to an AMD Opteron processor.
Both have 940-pin counts; both use the dual-channel memory controller; and both are very, very fast.The Athlon 64
FX-51 is built like an Opteron, which features the 0.13-micron manufacturing process with Silicon on Insulator
(SOI). Since the Opteron has been around for awhile buyers can be rest assured that AMD has the process
perfected and therefore we should expect some pretty good processors initially.

lowest price : $748.00