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Hello forum!

My friend wanted to buy my old PC parts so I thought I would buy some new parts!

What motherboard and RAM would you recommend for an AMD Phenom II x6 1100T that could be overclocked?.

Im not going to buy the Bulldozer right away so I will wait with that.

The budget for the motherboard is around 240+ and RAM 100+ bucks for two dimms.

Many Regards
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Intel Core I7 2600K 4.0 GHz 1.216V MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) Gigabyte GeForce GTX 580 1536MB 900/1800/2004 1.05 G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 CL9 
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WD 500 GB 7200RPM 32 Mbit Samsung I think. Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit BenQ 27" LCD M2700HD (1920 x 1080) 
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Intel Core I7 2600K 4.0 GHz 1.216V MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) Gigabyte GeForce GTX 580 1536MB 900/1800/2004 1.05 G.Skill Ripjaws 8GB (2 x 4GB) 1600MHz DDR3 CL9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
WD 500 GB 7200RPM 32 Mbit Samsung I think. Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit BenQ 27" LCD M2700HD (1920 x 1080) 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Tgt BenQ Standard PS/2 Corsair HX850W (80+ Silver Certified) Cooler Master HAF 932 Cyborg R.A.T. 3 
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SteelSeries 
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post #2 of 5
This for mobo
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131655

Ram
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820104189
post #3 of 5
For a motherboard, get the best, Asus Crosshair IV Formula http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131644
and either a total of 4 or 8GBs of G.Skill ECO's http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231321
You won't be disappointed.
Alright I'm confused here, your sig already shows a very nice setup including a Formula. Are you hoping to improve on that or what?
Edited by The Sandman - 4/16/11 at 7:18pm
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R7 1800x Crosshair VI Hero Diamond 7970 GSkill FlareX F4-3200C14D-16GFX  
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Samsung 960 EVO NVMe Samsung 840 SSD Corsair GT SSD WD 2TB Black 
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WD 4TB Red EK-FB Asus C6H Monoblock XSPC GPU Razor WB XSPC RX 360 
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XSPC RS 360 XSPC EX140 D5 Vario Gentle Typhoon AP-15 1850 rpm 
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Win 10 Pro Asus VE248H x2 EVGA 850 G2 Xigmatek Elysium 
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FX 6350 Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 GTX220 G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-17000CL9D-8GBXLD 9-11-9-28... 
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Samsung 840 Pro WD20EFRX 64M Red x4 raid 10 WD5001AALS Blk Asus DRW-24B1ST 
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Bruce
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R7 1800x Crosshair VI Hero Diamond 7970 GSkill FlareX F4-3200C14D-16GFX  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 960 EVO NVMe Samsung 840 SSD Corsair GT SSD WD 2TB Black 
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
WD 4TB Red EK-FB Asus C6H Monoblock XSPC GPU Razor WB XSPC RX 360 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
XSPC RS 360 XSPC EX140 D5 Vario Gentle Typhoon AP-15 1850 rpm 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Win 10 Pro Asus VE248H x2 EVGA 850 G2 Xigmatek Elysium 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
FX 6350 Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 GTX220 G.Skill Ripjaws X F3-17000CL9D-8GBXLD 9-11-9-28... 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 840 Pro WD20EFRX 64M Red x4 raid 10 WD5001AALS Blk Asus DRW-24B1ST 
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Hyper 212 Evo R2 Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Asus  Logitech MK300 
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Corsair HX500 Corsair 330R Titainium 
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umm, if u r going to get a mobo, make sure it can support am3+ so u can upgrade later. Alot of the mobos that claim support for am3+ right now only applies to the new revision so watch out for that.
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Phenom II X6 1090T 3.888 | 2.916 NB  Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 Powercolor Myst 7870xt Viper Xtreme Division II 1620 @ 8-9-8-22 
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640GB WD Black (others as storage) LG WH08LS20 BDR Burner Hyper212+ in push pull config Windows 7 Pro 64bit 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
640GB WD Black (others as storage) LG WH08LS20 BDR Burner Hyper212+ in push pull config Windows 7 Pro 64bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
HP W2207h (i know i know..) Cordless Desktop Pro (Natural Keyboard) Corsair 620HX Cooler Master HAF 932 
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Logitech MX518 Generic Gel with Wrist pad 
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post #5 of 5
Those high end ASUS boards all support AM3+
The CL7-8-7 Ripjaws are on sale at $50/kit, they're not as good as the ECOs in overclocking & all but if the savings interest you go for it, still a decent kit.
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