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post #1 of 6
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I will have about $500 and need:

Case
Motherboard
Processor
Memory
Power Supply
Video Card

I really need to get rid of this Pent. D, it's way too slow now and it's PIS**** me off
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I'd go for a nice AMD x4 build.

Edit---

Whoops didn't see this was in the intel section

You could get an i3 build and maybe a 5770
Edited by SS_Patrick - 12/20/10 at 1:19pm
    
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post #3 of 6
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Would you go with the 5770 over a GTS 450?

The 5770 is a little more money.
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post #4 of 6
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Can I get this moved to the AMD section as it looks like that will be the cheapest route for me to go?
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post #5 of 6
5770 is the way to go for this build. find it in the marketplace for about $120~

case: antec 300 or a cheap one under $50
CPU: AMD Phenom x4?
mobo: look on ebay for a AM3
memory 2x2GB DDR3
PSU 550W Ebay generic

Should be under or a lil above $500
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post #6 of 6
This build comes out to just under $500 after mail in rebates.

https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/M...px?ID=14707865

If you can't see the link here's a screen shot of it.


Edited by HobieCat - 12/20/10 at 2:13pm
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