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post #11 of 28
More like $300.I would buy the 170 it costs ALOT less and (with proper cooling)oc's to the extreme.
    
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post #12 of 28
You're being stupid by getting an FX-60. On that note, I'll give you 275 for the Opteron 170.
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post #13 of 28
(he didn't get any processor yet he said)

Get the 170! It'll overclock to an fx-60...and you can save yourself like 700 bucks...
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post #14 of 28
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alright i guess i dont mind the price of any of the cpu's just its my 1st build and i just want it to last awhile for gaming
    
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post #15 of 28
The FX60 won't overclock like a FX57 and there isn't much software for the dual cores at the moment to take advantage of then and won't be for awhile.
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post #16 of 28
X2 4400! That's my vote.
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post #17 of 28
an opty 165 or 170 plus water cooling and you have a chep fx-60 or wait for the conroe. there is no pont in spending ~1000$ on a single core cpu now. multicore is the future
post #18 of 28
FX57 is around $800 these days.
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post #19 of 28
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yep , well i dont know how to overclock note that its my first build so all this is quiet confusing but what mobo is a must to throw in with a Opteron 165 / 170 or FX 55/57/60
    
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post #20 of 28
if you are an expert overclocker then get the dfi lanparty but if you are an average overl****er then get th asus a8n sli premium or if you plan on going sli then get the a8n32 sli deluxe

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