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yeh i meant up to 150 pound each component. (except for ram) ive been told several times now that the way forward is the 960t cpu. i just wanted an 6 or 8 core cpu thats why i said FX. but the 960t keeps poppin up so may have to go for that smile.gif ive been on www.aria.co.uk and there pretty cheap. was lookin at the ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX and the Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3. kinda torn between the two. i prefer AMD than intel, hence why i posted on AMD forum. thanks guys smile.gif

i was going to suggest the 960T, too, till i saw your avatar. wink.gif.
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never thought about unlockin the 960t to 6 core..... hmmmmm
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lol... just like the idea of AMD pushing the f**k out of intel wink.gif
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yeh i meant up to 150 pound each component. (except for ram) ive been told several times now that the way forward is the 960t cpu. i just wanted an 6 or 8 core cpu thats why i said FX. but the 960t keeps poppin up so may have to go for that smile.gif ive been on www.aria.co.uk and there pretty cheap. was lookin at the ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX and the Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3. kinda torn between the two. i prefer AMD than intel, hence why i posted on AMD forum. thanks guys smile.gif

Get the 960T. It seems as if it almost a guaranteed unlock. Its basically a Phenom II x6 1090t with two locked cores. I guess AMD did it for demand or maybe quality control.

As with all things like this and unlocking, overclocking, YMMV smile.gif
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yeh too right. definately goin for the 960t now thumb.gif just might take couple of weeks coz i live in england and have a ****ty government to support frown.gif
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eh..our government was supposed to be better tongue.gif ..but now it's not..it's all about them wheee.gif
it was originally set up well..things got skewed
 
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ive always had crucial ballistix tracer but ddr2. so wanna stick with the ballistix tracer and pull of some fancy light shows just to show off a bit wink.gif
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think there all the same. line there own pockets thats all!!!
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just sold my asus m3n-ht deluxe with amd phenom 9500 with 2gb crucial ballistix tracer for £80 and got offered an amd fx 4100 with asus m5a78l for £80... naff board but cant argue with the price for both smile.gif
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It was definitely an upwards trade for you.
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