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Petra's has a wb on clearance sale that is amd 939 compatible. Being the impulse shopper I am, I grabbed it (is shiny and cheap....) So now that I have this coming in the mail, I figure I'd like to put together an equally shiney but cheap amd box for folding.
What would be my best bet for cpu?
For gpu, I was thinking 3850? Or would a 4850 make a large difference? 4870 is out of my current price range.
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If the rig is going to just be folding, I wouldn't spend the money on a 4850, but that's just me.
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I figured it would be. Now about the cpu.... need some input about which one to go with
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A dual core Opteron.
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any lower x2 core or like said above an Opteron
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