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post #11 of 31
I'm thinking this case would suit your needs.

A 1TB Caviar Green, since I doubt he needs super fast r/w speeds.

and 8GB G.Skill VALUERAM for pretty cheap.


Edit: We need xd up in here.
post #12 of 31
seems kind of hard to find an itx case that has a good psu, doesn't overheat, gets good reviews & isn't a budget blower
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That looks awesome so far. what do you guys think of this case? my dad was looking for a small form factor preferably.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811108396
Doesn't look too bad

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811154091

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811154084

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811108196
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Get DDR3-1866 or higher memory. Very noticeable performance increase because the DDR3-1600 starves the GPU in bandwidth.

Also would not go with less than 4GB. preferable 8GB would be the best to get
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Wow, i've been out of the game for a while, didn't realize how cheap ddr3 is right now, might have to get some myself >_>
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post #16 of 31
I know you posted this in the AMD forum, and I love AMD but their ITX mobo's are seriously lacking. You can get this and still be in your budget with an i3 processor. It will out perform the llano



Oh and the PSU (150W) that comes with the case is enough for this build, if you were going with a llano, it might not be enough. I chose the case because it comes from a reputable PSU manufacturer (Antec).

If you really want an AMD you should look into micro-ATX. An athlon x2/3 and an 880G mobo will do the job.


Oh and before I get flamed for posting an Intel build on AMD thread, I am all for AMD but they are just lacking the ITX Mobo's on Newegg!!!


EDIT:
Here are the links
Case & PSU
HDD
RAM
Mobo
i3-2100
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/7/11 at 4:44pm
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post #17 of 31
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I know you posted this in the AMD forum, and I love AMD but their ITX mobo's are seriously lacking. You can get this and still be in your budget with an i3 processor. It will out perform the llano



Oh and the PSU (150W) that comes with the case is enough for this build, if you were going with a llano, it might not be enough. I chose the case because it comes from a reputable PSU manufacturer (Antec).

If you really want an AMD you should look into micro-ATX. An athlon x2/3 and an 880G mobo will do the job.


Oh and before I get flamed for posting an Intel build on AMD thread, I am all for AMD but they are just lacking the ITX Mobo's on Newegg!!!


EDIT:
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HDD
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Mobo
i3-2100
wow, thanx, seriously, rep to everyone in the thread. Off to make a purchase then.
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post #18 of 31
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wow, thanx, seriously, rep to everyone in the thread. Off to make a purchase then.
No problem, make sure you make a build log for this! I wanna see it, you dont see too many ITX build logs ITX builds can be frustrating (lack of space) but fun
Edited by Ironman517 - 10/7/11 at 5:37pm
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post #19 of 31
Ahh I almost forgot, make sure you get a CD/DVD Drive! The case I listed says it fits a 5.25" optical drive.
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post #20 of 31
I think he wanted a llano because of the gpu performance too as more applications are starting to use them.
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