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Old November 17, 2009, 11:46 PM
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My System Specs

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I sound like a broken record here, but.....

$112.99 AMD Phenom II X2 550 Black Edition Dual Core Processor Socket AM3 3.1GHZ 7MB Cache 80W Retail Box SKU: 39335
$132.99 Gigabyte MA790XT-UD4P AMD790X ATX AM3 DDR3 2PCI-E SATA2 RAID Sound GLAN Motherboard SKU: 36174
$56.99 Antec Three Hundred Mini Tower Gaming Case 300 ATX 3X5.25 6X3.5INT No PS Front USB & Audio SKU: 29812
$114.99 G.SKILL F3-12800CL9D-4GBRL Ripjaws PC3-12800 4GB 2X2GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24 Core I5 1.5V Memory Kit SKU: 42745
$30.52 Samsung SH-S243D/BEBE 24X Black DVD Writer SATA OEM SKU: 45667
148.99 XFX Radeon HD 4870 750MHZ 1GB 3.6GHZ GDDR5 PCI-E 2XDVI HDCP Video Card SKU: 42237
$68.99 Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB 7200RPM 32MB Dual Proc 3.5IN SATA Hard Drive OEM 5YR Mfg Warranty SKU: 34286

Add your own PSU you have already picked out.

It goes for about $750 with taxes, no psu.

That 550 dual core unlocks to quad (sometimes, but it's luck of the draw) and then can overclock to around 3.8

I've had good success with that combo so far.....
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