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post #11 of 21
I just built this for my uncle


Order Total $381.97
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post #12 of 21
does it have to be amd?

    
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post #13 of 21
lol prob not but god anything but the celeron
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post #14 of 21
^^ you must be out of your mind they perform very well. and oc very nice also. its a comp for grandma im thinking money savings. also i didnt see that the case comes with power supply. you can scratch that off the price. total was $ 311.27 take 30 off that
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post #15 of 21
I'd pick an athlon II 240 over the e3200. Higher clock, bigger L2 cache.
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post #16 of 21
I'm trying to pick out parts for a similar budget for my brother (for Runescape/Hulu/etc).

Would it be better to get DDR3 mobo and RAM versus DDR2? Each of the memory types look to be around the same price.
Trying to decide wehther to get a dual or tri--Is faster X2 is better than a slower X3?
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post #17 of 21
Thread Starter 
that 240 seems like a pretty solid consensus, so I guess I'll go with that, looking at benches it seems very solid. I mean I know this is for my mother, but why not hook her up? I really wanna try to gt 4gb of ram in this guy, my main concern is with the mobo now, again, I don't really know anything about AMD sockets, I would prob go with a gigabyte board since I have had good experiences with them.

thanks a lot for all the input guys <3
post #18 of 21
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so I think I'm going with this



also http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827118030 cd burner

and this cooler http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835103075

thanks for all the input again.
post #19 of 21
you never know when your mom might start up Far Cry 2 and start blasting foes!

Funny, one night I had L4D installed on my moms computer cause me and a buddy were lanning it. Well she click the icon wonder what it was then called for me cause she had no idea what it was. I come in the room and immediately scream "Right on mom! Let me boot my comptuer up and lets kills some freakin zombies!"

she giggled
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post #20 of 21
if you like that total price I say go for it, otherwise if that CPU is DDR2 or DDR3 capable, then Id say grab DDR2 mobo, 2x2GB Sets are only 50 bucks right?
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