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The ASrock MB says is supports AMD overdrive with ACC and AMD OC tuner... does this mean I would be able to overclock the phenom II and unlock two cores?
well I cant gurantee about this with asrock boards(I'm not criticising them) but you can do them with asus/gigabyte/msi boards but I must mention that u need some luck.
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The ASrock MB says is supports AMD overdrive with ACC and AMD OC tuner... does this mean I would be able to overclock the phenom II and unlock two cores?
Well if you wanna unlock cores, you'd better buy a good $100+ mobo or else...it would blow up. Mild overclocking is possible and not dangerous for some inexpensive board from biostar and asus, also gigabyte...
    
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Ok sorry about the above link... https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/M...px?ID=11290309 This is the newly compiled configuration... GREAT Info! Thanks again!
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Ok sorry about the above link... https://secure.newegg.com/WishList/M...px?ID=11290309 This is the newly compiled configuration... GREAT Info! Thanks again!
Still can't see the wishlist... Check the box on the left of the wish list and scroll down and click "make public" and report the link here

What is your max budget? I will see if we can drop anything and add anything to your list
    
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http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/Pu...umber=19705727

$310 after rebates and shipping, then throw in some MASSCOOL Shin-Etsu thermal paste and a fan or two if you want and it should be what your first posts budget was.
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The Phenom x6 1090t on amazon for $200 is a good deal. Ebay might even be cheaper.
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post #17 of 17
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Ok so the wishlist function on newegg seems to be down since i cant see any public lists past 3/4/11, or maybe im doing it wrong.. but the bottom line is, im considering the Phenom II X2 555 (pretty sure Im going with that) RAM, PS, and fans are pretty standard,(unless some kind soul knows of an incredible deal on one of them), so my main question (I promise I wont ask too many more...) is which motherboard would you suggest under $100 that would support overclocking and maybe have onboard graphics capable of playing fallout 3. The MSI NF 750 has a Geforce 8200 and the Gigabyte GA-880GMA has the Radeon 4250, any others I should be looking at?
Thanks, you guys have got me this far!

P.S. I would like the motherboard to be capable of safely overclocking....
Edited by RustyCage - 3/7/11 at 3:07pm
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