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I didn't want to go for any of the Athlon II processors so I found this thing on TigerDirect.

Linky.

It'd be used for a computer that wouldn't be overclocked. Still trying to find the best deal on a CPU later on. Don't care about Bulldozer at the moment, nor will I when it comes out because I won't have anything that can support it or the funds to support it at any time soon.

Yes, I AM still scouring for that particular CPU for my brother's gaming build. He won't be overclocking at all.
Edited by Imglidinhere - 5/12/11 at 10:03am
     
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post #2 of 17
Link isn't working, which CPU is it?
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post #3 of 17
Link isn't working -.-
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post #4 of 17
Link works for me...
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post #5 of 17
Link works for me. It's the Phenom II X4 820.
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AMD Phenom II X4 820 HDX820WFK4FGI Processor - Quad Core, 4MB L3 Cache, 2.80 GHz, Socket AM3, 95W, OEM

$95
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post #7 of 17
What are you using it for? Do you have a HSF for it? (OEM CPU.)
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What are you using it for? Do you have a HSF for it? (OEM CPU.)
Yes I have several stock heatsinks for this line. They do more than a good enough job for this TDP anyway.
     
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post #9 of 17
Is that the top of your budget? Not a bad cpu at all. I would go for, a 965 if you can swing it.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...033&CatId=4431
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post #10 of 17
Any Quad core is more than enough for a starter CPU.

You're good to go.
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