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I was thinking of getting these 2. I have a MAX budget of $275 (not including shipping) Any suggestions?

Mobo:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813154007

GPU:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16814102022
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post #2 of 7
Video card: yes.

Motherboard. NO!

For $15 more you can get an Asus A8R-MVP, much better board.
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for a budget computer build EVGA geforce cards are amazing. You can change to aftermarket cooling and overclock it to its max without voiding warrenty.
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GFX:NO
MOBO:NO

Get G80, when it is cheaper and get a better CPU. Or change to AM2 and a new CPU, and stay with that GFX.
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MoBo: No. do what nos said.
GPU: x1950pro http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131027
    
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post #6 of 7
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I was thinking of this now

GPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131027

Mobo:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136163

I'll get a DX10 card when I am FORCED to do so! lol
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post #7 of 7
i dont know anything about mobos, but for gpu that is a sweet performing card, if u run at higher res like 1600*1200 or higher i would have to reccomend a 512MB card.. there is a huge difference in performance
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