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Well the point of getting a 965 was that you didn't have to change motherboard, else it's a pretty dated CPU.
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Originally Posted by shilka View Post

Which Amacrox PSU is it?

This one

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/874
nope, my psu is normal psu, not semi modular/full modular
i don't know the series but it is 650w

btw
i have a plan to sell my proc and my mobo, i'm planning on getting phenom x4 965be
what is the best budget motherboard that can go with that processor? i'm planning to do some overclocking biggrin.gif
but if you think budget motherboard can't do OC, then i'm fine with the stock clock smile.gif

If you're planning to do some overclocking, the minimum I would go for is the Asus M5A97 or Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

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Originally Posted by mongen View Post

If you need to stick to a strict budget, consider the following:

Sell:
x2 240
GTS 250

Purchase (second hand if need be):
x4 965 or the highest cpu your board supports (looks like you might be able to use x6?)
strongest GPU you can afford, something like 7850 or higher

That would give you another couple of years on a very strict budget.
This is the way to go AM2+ has a great upgrade potential.
post #14 of 53
Another option for instant speed is to throw an SSD in there, and use that 320GB HDD for storage. You will be impressed with the difference an SSD makes to an aging rig.
 
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Could you take a photo of it please if you dont know that it is

Thanks

after i see it it's writen amacrox 650-s

here is the pic

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Well the point of getting a 965 was that you didn't have to change motherboard, else it's a pretty dated CPU.

Before I do some research that is what i want to do too, but some of my friend said that my motherboard isn't compatible or not good enough for OCing so guess i want to save money for a better motherboard for the sake of OC biggrin.gif
also my motherboard didn't support usb 3 frown.gif so i think it's time to upgrade my motherboard even with mid budget tongue.gif

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If you're planning to do some overclocking, the minimum I would go for is the Asus M5A97 or Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

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thanks! your suggestion will be considered thumb.gif
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This is the way to go AM2+ has a great upgrade potential.

can you tell me some nice rig build if i changed my motherboard to am2+ socket ? smile.gif
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Another option for instant speed is to throw an SSD in there, and use that 320GB HDD for storage. You will be impressed with the difference an SSD makes to an aging rig.
I'm not a big fan of SSD except if the price go down to 50% biggrin.gif
i can wait 2-5 sec of waiting rather than to buy ssd at this time. maybe if in the future price is going down, ssd is definitely a choice biggrin.gif
Edited by Eiyuki - 6/30/13 at 8:39am
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after i see it it's writen amacrox 650-s

here is the pic

Only PSU i could find that match are either the Free Earth 85+ the Free Style 85+ the Free Earth 80Plus

Do you know which of the 3 it is

And thank you for the photo
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Only PSU i could find that match are either the Free Earth 85+ the Free Style 85+ the Free Earth 80Plus

Do you know which of the 3 it is

And thank you for the photo
hmm which one is the cheapest ?
because my rig was built in low budget at the time i made it, so i guess this is the cheapest one

*sorry for the poor english x_x
post #18 of 53
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after i see it it's writen amacrox 650-s

here is the pic

can you tell me some nice rig build if i changed my motherboard to am2+ socket ? smile.gif


just figured you actually have AM3 so if there would be microcode you could even go fx-8350 still I'd advise you to pick a cheap thuban which is massive performance/price.
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For great overclocking capatibilities at a good pricepoint I'd go with the Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3.
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hmm which one is the cheapest ?
because my rig was built in low budget at the time i made it, so i guess this is the cheapest one

*sorry for the poor english x_x

Sory i have no idea

I was trying to find out how good or bad what you has is

But since i cant find much info based on experience i would asume it not something you sould keep in a new PC

http://www.realhardtechx.com/index_archivos/Page3005.htm

What i can tell you is its at least 4 years old
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