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hello,


my daughter was diagnosed over a year ago and she is in remission now. my finances have changed from all the bills so i am now looking to build a new system just not like the one i wanted.

and trust me nothing will ever come between me and taking care of my daughter.i have sacrificed alot for her.cars and all.and I DO NOT AND WILL NOT EVER REGRET IT.SHE IS MY WORLD.

i am asking about building because things are starting to get better.so now i have some free time and a little money.so please thank you all for the wishes but lets stick to the subject.
you are trying to make it like i am ignoring my daughter and building a system.and that is not the situation.
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hello,


my daughter was diagnosed over a year ago and she is in remission now. my finances have changed from all the bills so i am now looking to build a new system just not like the one i wanted.

and trust me nothing will ever come between me and taking care of my daughter.i have sacrificed alot for her.cars and all.and I DO NOT AND WILL NOT EVER REGRET IT.SHE IS MY WORLD.

i am asking about building because things are starting to get better.so now i have some free time and a little money.so please thank you all for the wishes but lets stick to the subject.
you are trying to make it like i am ignoring my daughter and building a system.and that is not the situation.
If somebody posts something that's out of line...hit the report button and I'll take care of it.

Seriously though, I'd go for an i3 2100, with a z68 or P67 board (something of half decent quality). And work your way up from there. That i3 2100 will easily hold you over till Ivy Bridge next year, and it'll bolt right into your new motherboard.
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I agree with the i3. Get a cheaper Gen3 board if you can and Ivy bridge will be even better if you can get it.

I'm praying for your daughter. YHWH bless.

This is why we fold. If you need any help, the OCN community will be here for you, man.
 
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i have microcenter like 50 min away from me and they have the intel 2500k for $179 which is not bad at all.but whats expensive is the graphic cards that are compatible with the 2500k they are so much more then AMDs cards.
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i have microcenter like 50 min away from me and they have the intel 2500k for $179 which is not bad at all.but whats expensive is the graphic cards that are compatible with the 2500k they are so much more then AMDs cards.
As long as its a PCIe graphics card, it'll work for either.

I'd start off with something cheaper, like a GTX 460 1GB of something. Those can usually be found right around $100 or so.
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All cards work on all boards. SLI and Crossfire may not work on boards, but one card will. Go ahead and get an ATi/AMD card, if you want.
 
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would the i3-2100 be able to handle games like call of duty?
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would the i3-2100 be able to handle games like call of duty?
Easily. What graphics card you choose, that's what will make the difference.
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i vote athlon x3 because unlocked it beats a i3 in gaming. Im running one at 4.2 ghz currently on four cores stable 24/7. not the mention the mobos are alot cheaper than for the i3 2100. youl save overall about 50 dollars.
    
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tomshardware to this day admits athlon owns in the 70 dollar price range
    
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