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Old August 28, 2011, 09:20 PM
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i get ya total new mobo with new cpu architecture so 1155 i think
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Old August 28, 2011, 09:27 PM
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You can always take a look at this AMD based pre build from NCIX.

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The value gaming pre builds from NCIX almost all have an AMD Athlon II x 4 cpu in them so not worth you getting one of them. The enthusiast gaming pre builds from NCIX are almost all out of your budget. The only one that isn't is a worse cpu than you currently have.


edit-- the only real bad thing about that pre build is the psu, but you will run into that with any pre build.

edit2-- swapping out the case for a HAF 912 and a Corsair TX650 watt modular psu take you up to $595.
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Old August 28, 2011, 09:37 PM
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Does it even support PCI-Express 2.0 x16? I have a similar G35 chipset Asus and it only goes up to 1.1 and when I plug in my 4850 it was slow (reuse E8400 w/ 4gig of ram). compare to my P43 chipset mobo.
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Old August 28, 2011, 09:38 PM
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i have a 550 watt ps and i could still use that correct ?
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Old August 28, 2011, 09:38 PM
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if gaming is the reason to be of the rig, than llano wont do.

2500k build or dont till early next year
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Old August 28, 2011, 09:40 PM
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im going all in with money mid next month final budget is 850 selling my washer and dryer since i cant use them :P
i have a year old 550watt bfg psu dvd writer reader 500gb hd i can still use 5.1 rocket fish soundcard
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Old August 28, 2011, 09:57 PM
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Why not wait until Bulldozer and new generation graphics card before committing to a new build? You're not going to die because you can't play BF3 on the first day. DVD, HD, sound cards are most likely reuseable. As for the 550w PSU, that would depend on which graphics card you will be using.
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Old August 28, 2011, 10:01 PM
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What do you think of this with my dvd and my psu 550watt bfg
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i just revised the setup under 500

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Old August 28, 2011, 11:05 PM
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NCIX.com - Buy Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 AMD970 ATX AM3+ DDR3 2PCI-E16 3PCI-E1 2PCI RAID SATA3 USB3.0 Motherboard - Gigabyte - GA-970A-UD3 - in Canada

Get this motherboard instead so you can upgrade to the latest generation of AMD processors when they come out later this year.

NCIX.com - Buy Coolermaster Haf 912 Black Mid Tower ATX Case 4X5.25 1X3.5 6X3.5INT No PS Front USB Sound - COOLERMASTER - RC-912-KKN1 - in Canada

Personally, I'd say get this case since it's cheaper but still a great case. If you're on a budget, every bit counts.
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