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I'm wanting to up grade my rig and I've been waiting several months on buldozer and I'm not real impressed with the first release. So I need something to hold me over to the second release or Piledriver. I don't sli or x-fire so I was leaning towards this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128519 for my motherboard. I'm undecided on cpu. Either http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103995 or http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103808. For my ram I was looking at http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231461. Tell me what you think. Any advice would be a help. Thanks.
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post #2 of 7
get an 1100t for your cpu and the mobo is fine and the ram is great choice
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post #3 of 7
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get an 1100t for your cpu and the mobo is fine and the ram is great choice
Is the 1100t really worth that extra $60 or $70 if your comparing to my other 2 choices?
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post #4 of 7
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would it be worth the $20 savings and go with the 1090T and overclock?
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1 TB F3,F3 250 gig Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Windows 7 64 bit 22" Acer 1650x1050 
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post #5 of 7
The Zosma is a great chip, if you go that route you should definitely be happy.

You could also look at this deal from Ncix that is pretty awesome. $200 for a nice MOBO and a 955BE:

http://us.ncix.com/products/?sku=627...s&promoid=1208
Edited by jbb817 - 10/24/11 at 7:17am
    
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Corsair H100i Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Acer Xb270hu BenQ EW2740L 
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post #6 of 7
get a am3+ board (Decent) plug a phii 965 be, overclock and be happy.
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post #7 of 7
good plan.
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