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Well there is a onboard LED display that give you an error code when something is wrong

Lets you find the problem way faster

Also has onboard start and reset bottoms in case you need that
Too bad it's way out of my budget. So 4570 seems like the safest choice. I'm also looking at this motherboard. Both the mother and the cpu comes at a total of 305$ with taxes and shipping included seems pretty damn good to me.
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I made a typo before i meant the Z87X-UD3H not Z77X-UD3H

Both are more then you can spend right?
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I made a typo before i meant the Z87X-UD3H not Z77X-UD3H

Both are more then you can spend right?
Yeah, both are about 50$ too much. I could always downgrade the CPU but I believe a more powerful CPU will be a bigger game changer than a high quality motherboard. I don't usually like going over 125$ for a motherboard.
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Yeah, both are about 50$ too much. I could always downgrade the CPU but I believe a more powerful CPU will be a bigger game changer than a high quality motherboard. I don't usually like going over 125$ for a motherboard.

its the cheapest motherboard i would call high end

But if you dont need or want a high end board then there is no reason to spend that much

I had to pay 545$ US for my Asus Rampage IV Exterme due to the danish price level

Think i am close to 10 times that much for my whole PC

Spent somewhere between 4500$ and 5500$ US
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Newegg has FX-8320 for 129.99. I'm sure you could find a nice mobo, for around 150-170 to go along with the cpu. Under 300, not bad imo.

FX-8320
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113285
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Newegg has FX-8320 for 129.99. I'm sure you could find a nice mobo, for around 150-170 to go along with the cpu. Under 300, not bad imo.

FX-8320
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113285

yup thats why i suggested it before, he could even get some good ram to go with it if he was willing to spend the extra, probably the same as what you would pay for an i5+mobo.

its a good deal when you look at Price:Performance. tongue.gif
     
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