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Hmm.. the least price that I could find for the 5850 & xfx 6850 here were close to 270$ & 230$
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Hmm.. the least price that I could find for the 5850 & xfx 6850 here were close to 270$ & 230$
ouch thats quite high. i have found xfx 5850's new here in the us for as low as 179. the 6850 from xfx that i bought was 200 flat a month ago at my local frys.
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Would love to be in the US for this reason alone.. are there any sellers that would even ship these to India ?! (lol, im serious )

If not, what do u suggest that I do ? Can I risk the 955be onto the M4A78LT-M LE mainboard ?
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2GB of RAM will severely bottleneck either configuration. Cut whatever you have to cut to get to a 4GB kit.

My suggestion:
Get a Rana X3 instead of an 840 or 955. You can get ~3.2GHZ Rana's for dirt cheap. In 99% of situations you are intending to use the machine for, the Rana will be just as fast as that 840, and cost ~25% less.

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Having planned on my 3rd AMD build, formed myself 2 diff. config's .. which are going to be different only in terms of the CPU & mainboard & GPU.

Purpose of this machine would be everyday multi-tasking & 'gaming'.

Wasn't sure if its wise to spend on a better CPU/mobo or a better GPU to max out the performance. So, pls. give ur honest suggestions

P.S: My budget is already pretty high maxed out. So kindly no suggestions for even more higher parts !

Config 1:

Phenom II x4 840 - 110$
Asus M4A78LT-M LE - 65$
Sapphire 6850 HD - 245$
Corsair XMS3 2GB DDR3 - 24$

Total - 444$

Config 2:

Phenom II x4 955 be - 126$
Asus M4A87TD/usb3 - 130$
Sapphire 6770 HD - 163$
Corsair XMS3 2GB DDR3 - 24$

Total - 443$

I know these prices would vary heavily from those on newegg but these are the market prices here in my country..
thanks !
Go with configuration1.
Asus m4a78tm le is a decent mobo,I have bought the same mobo for my maternal uncle's rig & its working fine.
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So, there wouldn't be much of a loss by opting the 840 over the 955 be ?
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In one of those configs, i would put 4GB of ram, 2 is not enough with windows 7.
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try this

Phenom II x2 555 be - 100$
Asus M4A78LT-M LE - 65$
Sapphire 6770 HD - 163$
and a good 4gb ddr3 kit

you can unlock the 555 to a 955 if you are lucky. gaming runs good on duals as well as long as you have a good gpu
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So, there wouldn't be much of a loss by opting the 840 over the 955 be ?
There won't be much loss,go with pII x4 840

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try this

Phenom II x2 555 be - 100$
Asus M4A78LT-M LE - 65$
Sapphire 6770 HD - 163$
and a good 4gb ddr3 kit

you can unlock the 555 to a 955 if you are lucky. gaming runs good on duals as well as long as you have a good gpu
Everyone is not lucky,I have seen some people who failed to unlock,so pII x4 840 is the safe bet.
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Which PSU should I go for ?
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