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That's somewhat more fair, though best places to get RAM are still Newegg and Amazon, sometimes you pay less despite paying tax there.
Just FYI you guys Fry's will pricematch Newegg in store. Got my 8gb DDR3 sodimm kitt (1333 mhz) for $91.00 with tax and all vs Newegg $85.99~
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Just FYI you guys Fry's will pricematch Newegg in store. Got my 8gb DDR3 sodimm kitt (1333 mhz) for $91.00 with tax and all vs Newegg $85.99~
I was under the impression that Fry's does not pricematch newegg?
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what if I just get the Phenom II x2 560 in hopes that I can unlock it to a quad? With the mobo I'm getting it should be good to go if I am able to unlock it to a quad correct?

Save 55 bucks! it comes down to 550 dollars
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what if I just get the Phenom II x2 560 in hopes that I can unlock it to a quad? With the mobo I'm getting it should be good to go if I am able to unlock it to a quad correct?

Save 55 bucks! it comes down to 550 dollars
At that point get the Phenom II X4 820 for 105 dollars OEM and overclock it. Guaranteed quad core. And only giving up oc headroom that probably isn't there for the 560 unlocked unless you lucked out and got a golden 560.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-824-_-Product
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At that point get the Phenom II X4 820 for 105 dollars OEM and overclock it. Guaranteed quad core. And only giving up oc headroom that probably isn't there for the 560 unlocked unless you lucked out and got a golden 560.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-824-_-Product
I would get that but microcenter is doing a cpu mobo deal right now pretty much get the mobo for 100 instead of 150 which is a pretty darn good deal. I'll call them tomorrow see if the cpu mobo deal can be applied to CPUs not in the list.

http://www.microcenter.com/specials/...ndlePROMO.html
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what about a HDD?
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what about a HDD?
I've already got an HDD and the OS from my old sig rig
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I would get that but microcenter is doing a cpu mobo deal right now pretty much get the mobo for 100 instead of 150 which is a pretty darn good deal. I'll call them tomorrow see if the cpu mobo deal can be applied to CPUs not in the list.

http://www.microcenter.com/specials/...ndlePROMO.html
Yeah microcenter have good combo deals. I'd take the Athlon II X4 over the Phenom II X2. There are times the L3 cache in the Phenom helps performance slightly, but there are other times when having two extra cores is really needed for decent performance.
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Did all components so you can compare-but here is a rock-solid modular PSU and some good RAM.
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post #30 of 43
Before you buy anything at micro center I would look
around online, you might be able to find better prices.
Unless you know a friend that works there that
could get you a discount.
Start with NewEgg
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