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post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-10-2019, 10:59 AM
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I think I have 6 4GB sticks of Crucial Ballistix DDR3-1600 laying around here somewhere you can have if you want it.

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post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-10-2019, 11:59 AM
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old intel cpus can be had for cheap plus my cpu aio cooler is already configured to support intel cpus

Ryzen 5 CPU comes with cooler.

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post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-10-2019, 12:52 PM
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I would say just go with a 2600/2600x with a decent mobo and you are good

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post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-10-2019, 01:49 PM
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I mean unless there's some super specific reason to stay with intel I'd just go with a Ryzen 5. Way better performance for the money and DDR4 is finally cheap.

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post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 03-10-2019, 01:52 PM
Are you sure about that?
 
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My picks would be either a 3770K or a 4820K at the minimum.

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