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real budget intel build help ?

post #1 of 4
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hi all,

posted a while back on a intel build for a friend, that went all good, but now i want a upgrade for mine.......

anyway, ive got a budget of £160 .......

ive found some ocz platinum XTC 2gb for £33 that have got good reviews so all i need is CPU + mobo £127 :S i want a C2d that is overclockable, and will run CS faster then my A64 3500+ oc'ed @ 2.6ghz with some corsair value ram, nice ocz vindicator heatsink thou, which i ahve the lga775 attachment for, so cooling is sorted, i already got a sata 2 hd, case and a 7900gs that im going to volt mod soon,

uk link would be helpful only know a few places

thanks in advance for your help
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post #2 of 4
My suggestions:Net Total £95.09
Carriage £5.95
V.A.T. £17.68
TOTAL £118.72

Can't get any better for your budget
    
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E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
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i dont want a cpu with 2 p4 core slapped together, defo gotta be c2d, i cum up with same mobo after finding it was good overclocker, the ocz ram which also has good reviews and a e2160 jsut to get me on the band wagon then save for a better on my ocz vindicator is pretty beefy n reakon would be good with c2d
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CPUGraphicsRAMCooling
2500k @ 4.8ghz ASUS 290 DirectCU II Gskill 8gb custom watercooling 1/2 ID rig 
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win7 64 syncmaster SA3000 x2 Corsair CX750M Corsair Obsidium 650D 
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Originally Posted by 2-play View Post
i dont want a cpu with 2 p4 core slapped together, defo gotta be c2d, i cum up with same mobo after finding it was good overclocker, the ocz ram which also has good reviews and a e2160 jsut to get me on the band wagon then save for a better on my ocz vindicator is pretty beefy n reakon would be good with c2d
The E2220 IS a Core 2 Duo (allendale). It's better than the E2160...
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
N/A Corsair HX520 Coolermaster Cavalier N/A 
Mouse Pad
N/A 
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E8400 @ 3.8 GHz DFI LANPARTY DK X38-T2R eVGA 8400GS 2GB Mushkin DDR2 800 (single stick) 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250GB WD SATA None Windows XP Pro 32-bit HP Pavilion f1703 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
N/A Corsair HX520 Coolermaster Cavalier N/A 
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