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Well I am saving up the money right now and i got $170, So i am planning my AM2 build

CPU: Athlon 64 X2 3600+
Ram: 2GB HZ's
Mobo: Biostar 690G mATX, or Biostar 7025 mATX?????
GPU: XFX 8600GT

I will be using a modded case that can only fit mATX boards so which mobo do you recommend and is there anything else you would change?
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The GPU of course... 8600GTS or an ATI X1950PRO
    
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Ya, if you are on a budget I would say get at least the 8600GTS. Or a X1950XT, or a 7950GT if you don't want to run vista/dx10.

If you've got the money (and you have the expansion card space) get the 8800GTS.

Ram looks good, proc is a good oc'er from what I hear, and BIOSTAR is a decent mobo. Though, I'm not sure if you'll get good overclocks out of it, my highest biostar overclock (on a 939 TForce) was 240.
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For a couple bucks more you can get the 8600GTS which is better than the 8600GT but its your choice.
 
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