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Trying to stay cheap.. Was wanting to go intell and overclock extremly far.. However now Im looking at amd...

Help pick me out a decently priced mobo ($150-$200) and a processor for around $200. Some ram recomendations would also be great.

I'l have plenty cooling, going chilled liquid setup.

I dont know crap about amd's.
 

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Anyone know if that processor would be good I listed?

And what about speed of ram? 4000 be ok? Or should I shoot for somthing higher like 4400 or 5000 or somthin?
 

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Honestly, those 3-4-4-8 timings suck... search for A-Data ram, they got nice timings and go all the way up to PC4800 on DDR1
 

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What are good ram timings to shoot for?

Also, whats the difference between the mobile? Just heat?
 

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2-2-2-5 for 3200, and 3-3-3-8 for 4000

but the OCZ gold pc4000 is the best cuz it has 2.5-3-3-8

mobile has lower voltage lower, and less heat, so it can be increase more, and because of that they are crazy overclockers.
 

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Yea, OCZ rocks, but A-Data is cheaper RAM but it's a great performer
 

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I can't find a SINGLE mobile processor on pricewatch


And newegg has only showed ONE 3400 for $250...

anyone know of cheap sites? Already checked 5
 

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Oh yea, less than 512mb is suicide nowadays, I know cause I used to have 256mb and it sucked...
 

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Heres my complete list..

http://www.excaliberpc.com/product_i...oducts_id=3756
Mobile AMD 64 3200+

http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...136-147&depa=0
DFI "LANPARTY UT nF3 250Gb" Motherboard

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...146-915&depa=1
512 meg OCZ pc-4000 ram

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...146-845&depa=1
1 gig OCZ pc-4000 ram
(gonna tell him to get me whatever, if he wants to spend more and get me a gig, great, if not, i'l buy a second 512 stick in a couple months after I get a job)

http://www.coolerexpress.com/clearacatxca.html
Clear Acrylic Case

http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproduc...170-001&DEPA=0
Clear PSU

http://www.xoxide.com/ultra-yellow-dual-cc.html
Dual 12" Yellow Cold cathode lights

http://www.xoxide.com/quadligblule.html
5 Quad blue led 80mm fans
OR, Im thinking of going with the cold cathode fans
http://www.xoxide.com/blucolcat80f.html
5 quad Cold cathode 80mm fans

http://www.dangerdenstore.com/produc...&cat=58&page=1
Danger Den RBX AMD 64 water block

http://www.dangerdenstore.com/produc...&cat=14&page=1
Dual 120mm Radiator

http://www.xoxide.com/blueuvdye.html
Blue UV Dye

http://www.dangerdenstore.com/produc...&cat=54&page=1
12oz bottle zerex anti corrosion fluid

I will be getting a better video card within a couple months hopfully, possibly get one for my bday, but hell im already asking for ALOT, might as well just wait and buy one myself..
I will be running gf4 ti4600, 250gig WD 8meg cache, 100gig WD, 80gig Maxtor, dvd burner, dvd reader/cd-rw combo, Via Aqua 1300 pump (may upgrade with a second one inline for more pressure) Double heatercore with 4 80mm fans, and before long i'l be running chilled liquid, anywhere from -30c to 0c water temps..

I know hte PSU might be crap, if its not stable, then i'l just purchase a ugly well known psu.. Although thats the only clear cheap one i'v found, so im at least gonna try it...

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cool, looks good, but why the rbx instead of tdx? theres almost no difference in temps...and it makes more clutter

and id get a different psu, as that one probly sucks

no use in waisting money on it...just get a nice one like a modstream or xconnect
 

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cool, looks good, but why the rbx instead of tdx? theres almost no difference in temps...and it makes more clutter

and id get a different psu, as that one probly sucks

no use in waisting money on it...just get a nice one like a modstream or xconnect

I just like the look of the RBX, has nothing to do with performance the reason im buying it.. Now if it performed badley, then I woulnde't get it..

That one prolly sucks, but its clear.. its the ONLY thing thats gonna look good in the case, as I said, im gonna try it.. if my system is undstable or the psu causes a problem, i'l just get another..

No use in going acrylic case then getting a grey PSU ><
 

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I just like the look of the RBX, has nothing to do with performance the reason im buying it.. Now if it performed badley, then I woulnde't get it..

That one prolly sucks, but its clear.. its the ONLY thing thats gonna look good in the case, as I said, im gonna try it.. if my system is undstable or the psu causes a problem, i'l just get another..

No use in going acrylic case then getting a grey PSU ><
ok....
but an Xconnect has like a UV side, and looks great. its not grey or wierd looking....check it out man, might as well go for the best while your at it
 

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ok....
but an Xconnect has like a UV side, and looks great. its not grey or wierd looking....check it out man, might as well go for the best while your at it

I dunno I might.. Just depends

Tommorow imma talk to my dad about it.. Im not just gonna do the typical give him a birthday list and hope I get what I want..
Imma ask him straight up "will you buy me a new PC" and show him what i'v picked out..
Im pretty sure he'l get me it.. However he might not, then again he might be like "oooh, dont you need a nice $400 video card?"
 

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lol, cool...good luck to you then.... im in the process of begging my mom for a A64 too.
 

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you guys are lucky, my parents won't give me 1 cent for pcs. I build them out of my own money... strange thing is I always have better pcs than them lol
 
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