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Old January 22, 2013, 05:59 AM
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well since no one else did here is the minimum you would be looking @ in the AMd and Intel camps :)

Intel Build:
Intel Core i3 2120 Dual Core Hyperthreading Processor LGA1155 3.3GHZ Sandy Bridge $119.99
ASRock B75M-GL mATX LGA1155 B75 DDR3 CrossFireX 2PCI-E16 2PCI SATA3 DVI D-Sub 4XUSB3.0 $68.98 - $10 mir
Kingston KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX 8GB Kit 2X4GB 1600MHz DDR3 240PIN DIMM Unbuff Hmp HyperX CL9 $42.99
Total: $232

AMD Build:
AMD Bulldozer FX-4100 Quad Core Processor 3.6GHZ Socket AM3+ $99.99 (can easily oveclock to approx 4.4 - 4.6Ghz)
MSI 970A-G46 ATX AM3+ 970 DDR3 2PCI-E16 SLI CrossFire 2PCI-E1 2PCI SATA3 USB3.0 $89.99 - $10 mir
Kingston KHX1600C9D3B1K2/8GX 8GB Kit 2X4GB 1600MHz DDR3 240PIN DIMM Unbuff Hmp HyperX CL9 $42.99 (with $12 off code)
Total: $221

Both are slightly over yoru budget but worth the upgrade imho.
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