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Going back to AMD, want your opinion on my wishlist

post #1 of 30
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Finally moving back to AMD after selling my X3 rig and running Intel C2D's for some time.

Have been browsing all review sites to find the best bang for buck. So far i came up with this:

Athlon X3 450 (c3)
Asus M4A88T-V EVO
4 gb Corsair 1600 XMS (2x2 gb)
Coolermaster Hyper 212+

Total build cost 200 euro ex taxes

This is about what i want to spend on it. If there are things i need to change please let me know.

Thanks in advance.
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I would extend your budget and get SB/Bulldozer but I mean it looks good to me
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post #3 of 30
Go for a Phenom ii, athlons don't over clock well.
post #4 of 30
Maybe a h55 setup would better with an i3
post #5 of 30
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Budget is pretty much fixed. Have been looking into a i3 setup but it would be more expensive.
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post #6 of 30
how bout that new 840 x4? its supposed to be around $100 u.s. it would be better than a x3
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post #7 of 30
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Originally Posted by DrBrownfinger View Post
how bout that new 840 x4? its supposed to be around $100 u.s. it would be better than a x3
Good point but that perticular cpu is not yet available over here.
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post #8 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by Pir View Post
Finally moving back to AMD after selling my X3 rig and running Intel C2D's for some time.

Have been browsing all review sites to find the best bang for buck. So far i came up with this:

Athlon X3 450 (c3)
Asus M4A88T-V EVO
4 gb Corsair 1600 XMS (2x2 gb)
Coolermaster Hyper 212+

Total build cost 200 euro ex taxes

This is about what i want to spend on it. If there are things i need to change please let me know.

Thanks in advance.
Welcome back to the true side of computing AMD!!!
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post #9 of 30
Can I ask why you are going back to AMD?
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post #10 of 30
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Originally Posted by Atomfix View Post
Welcome back to the true side of computing AMD!!!
The choice for amd is mostly budget bound, This said i have owned both Intel and AMD rigs in equal amounts. My C2D has served me well but now it's time to try amd out again.

Have picked the Asus board to be somewhat futureproof, This way i can slap in a 6 core in this board in the near future.
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