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best c2d mobo?

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hey guys, i plan on switching from amd to intel c2d

http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...d=pl&id=MB.157

what would be a good mobo for me? i want to keep my budget under 200-250$ max on the mobo

(i am totally lost on c2d mobos, there are so many to pick from)
also will i be able to keep my 600w psu with it or will i need new one?

while you are picking the mobo, also let me know the ram, from that website.
and i think i m going to buy 6400.

thanks
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Intel Core i7 860 2.80 Ghz GA-P55A-UD3 eVGA GTX 275 4GB Mushkin DDR3 
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Intel Core i7 860 2.80 Ghz GA-P55A-UD3 eVGA GTX 275 4GB Mushkin DDR3 
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320 GB Windows 7 BenQ 24" MS Multimedia 
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post #2 of 3
Asus P5B Deluxe $204
http://www.canadacomputers.com/index...309&cid=MB.157

I wouldn't buy any of the RAM listed at CC, you should look into NCIX or directcanada, they have better selection
    
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Opteron 148 DFI Ultra-D EVGA 7600GT KO 2x512mb Patriot LLK(TCCD) 
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Opteron 148 DFI Ultra-D EVGA 7600GT KO 2x512mb Patriot LLK(TCCD) 
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250GB Samsung SP2504C XP SP2 17" CRT Zippy GSM-6600P 600W 
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Centurion 5 
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What about the eVGA 680i?.. or is it too much?.. @-@
(Hooray for Canada!^^)
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E6300 eVGA 680i SLI (RMA) eVGA 8800GTS 640MB 2GB G.Skill HZ's 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 320GB Seagate SATA2's Lite-On Lsomething. (too lazy) Microsoft Windows XP Proffesional w/ SP2 HANNS-G HW191D 19''WideLCD 
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Saitek Eclipse OCZ GameXStream 700W Gigabyte 3D Aurora 570 Razer Diamondback Plasma 
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E6300 eVGA 680i SLI (RMA) eVGA 8800GTS 640MB 2GB G.Skill HZ's 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x 320GB Seagate SATA2's Lite-On Lsomething. (too lazy) Microsoft Windows XP Proffesional w/ SP2 HANNS-G HW191D 19''WideLCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse OCZ GameXStream 700W Gigabyte 3D Aurora 570 Razer Diamondback Plasma 
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