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Originally Posted by flyin15sec View Post
I would go with an Athlon II X4. There's a MicroCenter probably no more than 20miles away from you. Get a free motherboard with processor purchase. The combos are with AM2+ boards too, so the DDR2 will work with them.
This.
Even an x2 would work for basic computing.

X4 640 for $96

X2 250 for $58

AM2+/AM3 board for $0.01 with either CPU.

$104.88 (tax included) for a quad core and decent motherboard is not a bad deal at all.
Edited by blupupher - 1/8/11 at 8:40am
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Originally Posted by KamuiRSX View Post
If you still need to buy a motherboard, I'd just opt for an AMD Athlon II X3. They are super cheap and you can just as easily unlock it and overclock it (to get some better performance from the northbridge) and she's set.
I was going to so this
but you did
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