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can you dish out $20 extra and get a x4 820? much better. its 2.8 ghz but you can oc it, well not on that mobo lol.
mmmmm. i want to go cheap.

this is 3.0 4cores looks good...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103871
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post #22 of 39
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no l3 cache... the 820 has 2mb less of l3 then the x4 black esitions but its not a big dif. also your other 2 links say "bad request". im on my ipod btw so thats prob the problem.

whats everybody elses opinoin? athlon or phenom?
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post #23 of 39
a 5670 is probably about the bottom of what I would really start to consider a gaming card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-410-_-Product
here's one for $65 after rebate

and yes that cpu would work great
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post #24 of 39
also combos may be able to get you a x4 and the savings could add up to $20+
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post #25 of 39
here save yourself some money and get this cpu

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-920-_-Product

The triple core's are continually in tom's recommendations for budget gaming cpus and if you get lucky you can unlock the disabled core.
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here save yourself some money and get this cpu

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-920-_-Product

The triple core's are continually in tom's recommendations for budget gaming cpus and if you get lucky you can unlock the disabled core.
forgot about unlocking
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sorry guys but i have to go to bed its 1 am here... sorry Talk to you Guys tomorrow...
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post #28 of 39
ok on the first biostar, maybe. the second, no way at all. its a 3+1 pp.
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post #30 of 39
you might be able to unlock the x2 to an x4, mobo is good, ram is ok.
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