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howdy folks

I have chance to get an Abit ip35 pro lga 775 mono coupled with a e2180 and 4th of 800mhz ram to go with it. It's a relatively cheap deal And I would only need a cheap psu to go with it coupled with a haf 932 and a gtx 465. I would be playing mw2 on it mainly...

My question is is this bundle worth me buying to tie me over for a few months until battlefield 3 is out and hopefully I can afford a 2500k setup then?

Thoughts please, cheers
post #2 of 17
What's the price?
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Depends on how expensive it is.. if its under 150 id take it.
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E2180?
I wouldn't pay over $150 for that.
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post #5 of 17
Maybe if it's such a good deal you can resell it later and get the money back (or even make a profit). Any money you can't recoup later will be that much further from a 2500K setup since money is an issue. Even 150$ would be too much for those components in my opinion.

Edit: 100$ for that stuff.
Edited by SyveRson - 7/24/11 at 1:49pm
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post #6 of 17
under $130 jump on it
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RAM $35, CPU $30, MB $30 so ~ $100. Anything more dont get it.
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It's 105 dollars for the CPU, mobo and 4gb ram
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howdy folks

I have chance to get an Abit ip35 pro lga 775 mono coupled with a e2180 and 4th of 800mhz ram to go with it. It's a relatively cheap deal And I would only need a cheap psu to go with it coupled with a haf 932 and a gtx 465. I would be playing mw2 on it mainly...

My question is is this bundle worth me buying to tie me over for a few months until battlefield 3 is out and hopefully I can afford a 2500k setup then?

Thoughts please, cheers

I don't think you will improve performance by much coming from the Athlon X2 you already have. Why not just upgrade the ram on your current rig from 2GB to 4GB and install the GTX465, along with a new PSU ?

You could actually save on not buying the E2180 and the motherboard and use that money to start building your next rig by buying a quality PSU that you can install in your current rig.
 
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It's 105 dollars for the CPU, mobo and 4gb ram
Hi mate is that £s or $s?
the E2180 is quite low powered dual core its worth around £20ish
the P35 mobo is pretty good for overclocking, worth about £40 ish
the 4gb ram, if its generic ram, its about £30ish rising to £40ish for good branded ram.

if you can, just buy the ram and mobo off him and then stick in a used Q6600 (£50ish) and overclock it to 3.4ghz.
That will be the heart of a decent s775 gaming rig (similar to my sig rig ;-))
Edited by j.col - 7/24/11 at 2:47pm
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