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Old January 21, 2013, 01:17 PM
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My System Specs

Default HTPC combo...

What would be the interest for this combo:?

ASUS M2A-VM mATX Motherboard
AMD Athlon 3600+ Dual Core 1.8 Ghz Processor with stock AMD heatsink
4GB (4x1GB sticks) DDR2 Crucial Ballistix RAM
ASUS HD5450 Silent GPU.

This rig would be next to useless for playing games, I mean, it can play Angry Birds without breaking a sweat, but don't expect it to run Crysis. On the other hand, it is perfect for decoding pretty much any kind of media. As a media/web surfing machine, it's pretty damn good. I have a Hyper 212+ heatsink with one low RPM fan cooling the CPU. Other than the powersupply, that is the only fan in the case, and it's pretty much inaudible.

Anyways, thinking of asking $60 plus shipping for the lot, plus shipping (about $10). Any interest?

HTPC: Z77A-G45; 3770K; Coolermaster GeminII; 2x4GB Kingston HyperX 1600Mhz; MSI R7-260X; 2x 128GB Crucial M4 SSD; 1TB WD Green, 2x 2TB WD Green; PC P&C 750W PS; Fractal Design Node 605;
Son's Rig: M5A97; 1055T; CNPS20LQ; 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz; ASUS GTX650Ti Boost; 80GB Intel 520 SSD; 320GB WD Black HDD; SPI 700W; Bitfenix Shinobi;
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