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well, as much as I love AMD, their new stuff is just promises, and intel has the spotlight right now. ok, should i get a Celeron D 331 and a C2D mobo, and a 8600GT. or should i get an E2140, and a mobo and hold off on the video card for a while. THX!
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Get an E6600, one of the best cost vs performance CPU i think.
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well, as much as I love AMD, their new stuff is just promises, and intel has the spotlight right now. ok, should i get a Celeron D 331 and a C2D mobo, and a 8600GT. or should i get an E2140, and a mobo and hold off on the video card for a while. THX!
Celeron would hold you back...Get a good processor and save up for an even better GFX card later
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Get an E6600, one of the best cost vs performance CPU i think.

Smart post >_>.

If you are in the budget market AMD has it covered. Get a 3600+ with a motherboard combo for about 135$.. Then get a nice video card and a CPU cooler. OC the 3600
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Wait like, 3 more weeks.
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Wait like, 3 more weeks.
whats in three weeks?
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Wait like, 3 more weeks.
For the Q6600 to be 300.. Either way out of budget I am sure.

Also some more price cuts but AMD will still be best bang for buck in low low budget
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July 22 = price drop. im ready
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July 22 = price drop. im ready
on what, C2Ds?
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Smart post >_>.

If you are in the budget market AMD has it covered. Get a 3600+ with a motherboard combo for about 135$.. Then get a nice video card and a CPU cooler. OC the 3600
The E2140 is only $20 more than the 3600+ X2 and is a lot faster when overclocked. I say go that route, it's what I'm doing. My E2140 arrives monday, got my Ballistix and 680i already.
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