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I think that I have everything picked out for an AMD build that I want to do. What I would like is for you guys to check out everything for me, and make sure there won't be, or shouldn't be, any conflicts or problems. If you think there are any flaws or weak points, let me know. I'll be taking my sound card and HD out of this machine, and into this one that I plan to build. Thanks in advance.

CPU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103562

Mobo - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128306

Video - http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...&Sku=E145-5142

RAM - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145477

Case/PSU - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129158
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that motherboard you picked out didnt have the best reviews (3/5 by like 100 people) so if your not going to do sli, which it doesnt look like you are then why not try an asus a8n5x, thats what im going to get and the only problem with it is taht its not sata II but oh well
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I've actually come to find that everything there together is too much right now for my budget. I'm thinking about going with a cheaper processor, but a better mobo to maximize upgradability. What do you think about these?

Proc - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535

Mobo - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131524

Being able to upgrade is extremely important for me, so I figured its best for me to get a better mobo. I'm guarenteed to upgrade to a dual-core proc down the road when they're less expensive.
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that motherboard is great but there are cheaper processors out there, try going to pcsuperdeals.com they have really cheap processors, they have the opterons for cheap. an opteron 146 which is equivalent to the 3200+ but has a 1mb l2 cache instead of the 512kb l2 cache on the athlon. so opterons are cheaper and faster and overclock higher
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I checked out pcsuperdeals.com for that opteron that you are talking about. They are out of stock. I don't like that web site much either, not very user-friendly.
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