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It's all in the title.

ON A TIGHT BUDGET, looking at the 555 - 635 range

budget is like $140
Edited by gh0st3 - 2/10/11 at 9:18pm
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hey and welcome to OCN . running a 460 with a Athlon II X4 640 with no issues. i'd try and get a 955 BE for the unlocked multi though.
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Apples to oranges, sorry.
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1100t

Unless you can't afford, then get a Athlon x4 or something.
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post #5 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by gh0st3 View Post
It's all in the title.
Do you have a motherboard? We have no idea what your starting situation is or your budget, but a Thuban (1055t if you're experience, 1090t if you're not) would be a great chip if you don't want to wait for Bulldozer.
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post #6 of 13
any quad core would be sufficent and if you are overclocking getting one with an unlocked multi will make it easy to OC.

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Do you have a motherboard? We have no idea what your starting situation is or your budget, but a Thuban (1055t if you're experience, 1090t if you're not) would be a great chip if you don't want to wait for Bulldozer.
Yeah that too...please fill out your system specs please as it will help you alot so you dont have to explain whats in your rig. It is always easier to say sig rig then naming every piece you got in it lol.
 
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post #8 of 13
I believe there were many tests done on this to find the bottleneck/sweetspot. if i remember correctly it was i3-530 for intel and amd athlon II X4 635.
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Now that you edited the title, get the athlon II quad, no competition in my opinion for value.
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by gh0st3 View Post
It's all in the title.

ON A TIGHT BUDGET, looking at the 555 - 635 range

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A used 955 for $100.
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