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I don't know but I think my motherboard crapped out so I am thinking about a conroe? how cheap could I get a processor, motherboard, and memory? Don't want crap, but if I do this I need to stay as low as possible.
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lol why is intel always considered the dark side, how come no one refers to amd as the LIGHT side, or the bright side?

wait until july 22 intel will have a price cut.
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How much are you willing to spend in total for a CPU, motherboard and RAM?

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lol is intel is considered the dark side, how come no one refers to amd as the LIGHT side, or the bright side?

wait until july 22 intel will have a price cut.
Next week! @_@ Q6600 = $266, omg.
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don't know really, but I have to buy a new motherboard and re install windows so figured now would be the best time to upgrade

and of coarse intel is the darkside, they are taking over and killing little amd
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How much are you willing to spend in total for a CPU, motherboard and RAM?



Next week! @_@ Q6600 = $266, omg.
Q6600 is going to be in like august or september for me.




anyways, cheap ram:
http://shop2.outpost.com/%7BiXgkc3V1...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
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don't know really, but I have to buy a new motherboard and re install windows so figured now would be the best time to upgrade

and of coarse intel is the darkside, they are taking over and killing little amd
correction, after july 22 would be the best time to upgrade
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I was thinking maybe an E6600 or lower, but want the best buy for the money
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Gigabyte P35-130$
Q6600-~280$(Depends), I know for a fact that Newegg will try to have the lowest price even if they sell it at initial cost.
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I was thinking maybe an E6600 or lower, but want the best buy for the money
Since you saw you want to stay low as possible, an E6320 will do. It still have 4MB of cache just like the E6600, but the stock clock is just lower. (1.86GHz.) Overclock it! I got my friend's E6320 with stock cooling + AS5 to 2.8GHz with 50C load :O.

Q6600 AFTER price drop
E6320 - $165.50
P35 Motherboard - $129.99
Or cheaper but awesome DS3 965P - $109.99
You have 2GB, but I wouldn't buy RAM until you feel like it's preventing you to do any good. Ballstixs - $125.99 (Or go with the RAM above reply)
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Originally Posted by TaiDinh View Post
Since you saw you want to stay low as possible, an E6320 will do. It still have 4MB of cache just like the E6600, but the stock clock is just lower. (1.86GHz.) Overclock it! I got my friend's E6320 with stock cooling + AS5 to 2.8GHz with 50C load :O.

Q6600 AFTER price drop
E6320 - $165.50
P35 Motherboard - $129.99
Or cheaper but awesome DS3 965P - $109.99
You have 2GB, but I wouldn't buy RAM until you feel like it's preventing you to do any good. Ballstixs - $125.99 (Or go with the RAM above reply)

he has to buy ram as for the k8n neo 4 board only uses ddr-1

i still have my k8n neo 4 platinum board.
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