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So I've decided to get rid of my current MB, CPU, and RAM

Was thinking of getting:

AMD Phenom II X6 1090T
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=52067

Gigabyte 890FXA-UD5
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=52043

And

Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB
http://ncix.com/products/index.php?s...3&promoid=1293


Does anyone have any other suggestions? Price really isn't a concern but I don't want to go crazy

Right now with price matching it's going to cost me about $520 Canadian with taxes included.

Remember, I'm in Canada, so you have to link me or suggest things that are available in Canada, and priced in Canadian dollars.

Thanks!
     
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post #2 of 5
Hey man,

I'm by no means a pro on AMD, but why are you changing your rather decent mobo for one that's mildly better. I'd also drop to the 1055t, it's still a very good processor and you'll still get a great OC on it. Yes it requires a little more work but it'll save you over $100.

Comps

EDIT - Is your mobo the DDR2 or DDR3 model?
post #3 of 5
Wait until June and see what pans out for Bulldozer.
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Wait for:
-AMD FX series 4-8 core CPU
-AM3+ motherboard (or AM3 with AM3+ BIOS support)

The former out by June, the latter will be out real soon
post #5 of 5
I agree, even if, once Bulldozer comes out, chances are that phenom will drop in price after a little time. The other thing is, Is your copy of Windows OEM, or commercial? Reason I say this is, if your using OEM, you will not be able to reinstall windows with the same key. 7 64 ultimate is pretty expensive. Remember the OEM only installs to one motherboard. Once you change boards the OEM key is used and not able to be used on the new one.
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