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post #1 of 10
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just needing a second opinion on this, just need to know what i need to change or what doesnt work. im also on a budget of around $200. current build is below

MOBO

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138262

CPU

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819112186

RAM

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220037
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post #2 of 10
Looks like everything will work, but what do you plan on doing with the system. I doubt it plays games very well and the onboard video won't help. If its for office work or any nongame work it should be fine
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post #3 of 10
Eh, BIOSTAR is OK, but you could get a better mobo for just about the same amount of money. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131573

For the cpu I would suggest you get the 2.4A Prescott, but thats $121, so I guess you'd have to get that celeron, but from my experience, 478 Celeron's suck bad.
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post #4 of 10
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well im trying to upgrade my current stock system to something higher plus i dont have a video card and i dont have the money to afford one so im needing an itegrated one
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post #5 of 10
Haha why on earth would you WANT to buy a celeron? Those things are junk man! My old athlon 1700+ scored better then a celeron D 2.4 lol If you dedicated to intel then get a socket 775 P4. Why get old technology?
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Originally Posted by lightsource
Eh, BIOSTAR is OK, but you could get a better mobo for just about the same amount of money. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131573

For the cpu I would suggest you get the 2.4A Prescott, but thats $121, so I guess you'd have to get that celeron, but from my experience, 478 Celeron's suck bad.
well if you could suggest a better build, intel or otherwise, i would be open to opinions
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post #7 of 10
Keep your celeron you have, its only a .2GHz difference, and get a videocard with the money you saved from it.
I seriously think you should get a Pentium 4, but since you can't really afford it, stick with your current CPU, and then get a videocard.

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131573
CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116178
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post #8 of 10
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ok thanks
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post #9 of 10
okay he's a cheap build that will perform very well bank for buck wise

Get a socket 939 sempron cpu, the cheapest one you can find, they usually overclock decently to something respectable. Then get an economy MSI or ASUS motherboard. Pair that with 512 or a gig DDR400 ram and if the mobo has an AGP slot get a Radeon 9550 video card, the GPU will overclock from 250 to 510Mhz! and will get 3600 3dmark03 points. If it has a PCI-E I'd get either an Nvidia 6200 or Radeon x550 video card, they can usually be found for less then $80 USD
post #10 of 10
For the price of the Celeron you could spend a few dollars more and purchase a 2.4A Prescott processor with 1MB L2 Cache.

On the overclock, this processor will run extremely well. On any instructional depth (database, fpu conversion, media streaming) the 1MB Cache of the 2.4A vs. the 256KB Cache of the Celeron "D" will prove a maximal benefit.

With many canned benchmarks showing a skewed result since most of the benching is done in the cache you will not receive significantly true data.

However, when one loads a game/database or converts media and uses a stopwatch, there is a huge discrepancy between the two processors.

If you are interested in AMD builds then you might wish to post a request for pricing/information there as well and get both sides of the view.

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