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post #1 of 11
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Well i have about $250 wondering what I should update with the specs posted below. I was thinking about more RAM.
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Amd 720 B.E @ 3.8ghz 19x200 1.56v GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4 Sapphire 4850x2 2gig 2x2gigs G.Skill DDR2 PC2 8500 Dual Channel 
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Spinpoint F3 1TB ASUS dvd drive ASUS VH222H 1080P + HP w2207 22" monitor Corsair HX1000W 
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post #2 of 11
Opteron 165 ~ $150

1gb Kingston Value Ram ~ $100
    
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i5 4430 MSI H81M-P33 MSI GTX960 2x4GB GSKILL DDR3 1600 
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Samsung EVO 850 256GB Win 10 EVGA 500B Zowie EC2-A 
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Samsung EVO 850 256GB Win 10 EVGA 500B Zowie EC2-A 
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post #3 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bluzeboy View Post
Well i have about $250 wondering what I should update with the specs posted below. I was thinking about more RAM.
Agree more ram.
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E6850 SLA,G0,@3.7 P5N32 SLi/680iSB=Jing ting/nb=spirit II[1203]bios] MSI 470 GTX[order on his way] 4 gig ocz Reapers pc 8500 
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2 WD 250gig 16mb/raid 0\1 WD640 AALS 32MB win xp pro sp3/Windows 7 Beta LCD,22"=Samsung 2MS,226BW,52"samsung LN5A550 Thermaltake xaser 
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oczgamexstream700 wtt x blade/modded Razor deathadder thermaltake gamer pad/led 
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E6850 SLA,G0,@3.7 P5N32 SLi/680iSB=Jing ting/nb=spirit II[1203]bios] MSI 470 GTX[order on his way] 4 gig ocz Reapers pc 8500 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 WD 250gig 16mb/raid 0\1 WD640 AALS 32MB win xp pro sp3/Windows 7 Beta LCD,22"=Samsung 2MS,226BW,52"samsung LN5A550 Thermaltake xaser 
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post #4 of 11
ram and get that raid going
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Seagate 160GB old LG Windows XP Pro NEC MultiSnync LCD1770GX 
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Seagate 160GB old LG Windows XP Pro NEC MultiSnync LCD1770GX 
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post #5 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fatal05 View Post
Opteron 165 ~ $150

1gb Kingston Value Ram ~ $100
Well put. If there is any left over, get a Freezer 64, they are nifty
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Q6600 Gigabyte P35-DS3R 8800GTS 320MB 4GB G.Skill HK 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB AAKS and others Optiarc DVD-RAM Vista Ultimate x64 20" & 22" Samsung LCDs 
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Q6600 Gigabyte P35-DS3R 8800GTS 320MB 4GB G.Skill HK 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB AAKS and others Optiarc DVD-RAM Vista Ultimate x64 20" & 22" Samsung LCDs 
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Saitek Eclipse 700W ThermalTake ToughPower Antec P182 MX518 
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post #6 of 11
Thread Starter 
will the opty work in the mobo i currently have, just wordering its listed to support amd 64 and fx on newegg, is the opty counted as a 64 or dual core.
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Amd 720 B.E @ 3.8ghz 19x200 1.56v GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4 Sapphire 4850x2 2gig 2x2gigs G.Skill DDR2 PC2 8500 Dual Channel 
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Spinpoint F3 1TB ASUS dvd drive ASUS VH222H 1080P + HP w2207 22" monitor Corsair HX1000W 
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Antec 1200 
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Amd 720 B.E @ 3.8ghz 19x200 1.56v GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4 Sapphire 4850x2 2gig 2x2gigs G.Skill DDR2 PC2 8500 Dual Channel 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
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post #7 of 11
Hmm... the compatibility guide on your MOBO does not mention the Opty....

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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Gigabyte P35-DS3R 8800GTS 320MB 4GB G.Skill HK 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB AAKS and others Optiarc DVD-RAM Vista Ultimate x64 20" & 22" Samsung LCDs 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse 700W ThermalTake ToughPower Antec P182 MX518 
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 Gigabyte P35-DS3R 8800GTS 320MB 4GB G.Skill HK 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB AAKS and others Optiarc DVD-RAM Vista Ultimate x64 20" & 22" Samsung LCDs 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Eclipse 700W ThermalTake ToughPower Antec P182 MX518 
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post #8 of 11
it'll work.
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AMD FX 8120 Gigabyte XA990-UD3 Gigabyte GTX670 Windforce III G. Skill RipJaws 
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Crucial M4 Western Digital Blue LG Dual Layer Sata Antec Kuhler 920 
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Windows 8 Dell 2007wfp 20.1" Logitech G710+ Corsair Professional HX650 
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AMD FX 8120 Gigabyte XA990-UD3 Gigabyte GTX670 Windforce III G. Skill RipJaws 
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Crucial M4 Western Digital Blue LG Dual Layer Sata Antec Kuhler 920 
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Windows 8 Dell 2007wfp 20.1" Logitech G710+ Corsair Professional HX650 
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post #9 of 11
Get an Opty and more RAM.
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C2D E4500 @ 2.75GHz GIGABYTE 965P-S3 PNY 8800GT 512MB Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR2 1000MHz 2GB 
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WD 750GB AALS, Hitachi 160GB laptop none Windows 7 Ulitmate 32bit 22" Acer LCD AL2216W 
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C2D E4500 @ 2.75GHz GIGABYTE 965P-S3 PNY 8800GT 512MB Crucial Ballistix Tracer DDR2 1000MHz 2GB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 750GB AALS, Hitachi 160GB laptop none Windows 7 Ulitmate 32bit 22" Acer LCD AL2216W 
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post #10 of 11
Thread Starter 
they have a pretty bad ass deal on corsair, it should work fine for my system correct?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145505

$89.99
My fridge
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Amd 720 B.E @ 3.8ghz 19x200 1.56v GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4 Sapphire 4850x2 2gig 2x2gigs G.Skill DDR2 PC2 8500 Dual Channel 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
Spinpoint F3 1TB ASUS dvd drive ASUS VH222H 1080P + HP w2207 22" monitor Corsair HX1000W 
Case
Antec 1200 
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My fridge
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Amd 720 B.E @ 3.8ghz 19x200 1.56v GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4 Sapphire 4850x2 2gig 2x2gigs G.Skill DDR2 PC2 8500 Dual Channel 
Hard DriveOptical DriveMonitorPower
Spinpoint F3 1TB ASUS dvd drive ASUS VH222H 1080P + HP w2207 22" monitor Corsair HX1000W 
Case
Antec 1200 
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