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hi guys ive been looking into a new build recently and i wanted a quad or even an i7 but sod paying an arm and a leg! so i decided to take a look at AMD i dont have a clue about AMD but im looking to bulid the best AMD rig Possible and i need some help i need a Processor and a mobo and some Ram i like the 720BE and the 920 but is there any thing better or anything i should know before going AMD?

Please Help me im no longer INTEL LOL.
 

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1st, how much is your budget?

2nd, what do you intend it for? gaming?
 

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The 720BE is basically a 940BE that's clocked 200MHz lower, and has a core disabled.

For multitasking one would go with the 940, but for gaming the 720 is the way to go.


Here's a sample overview of what to go with based on your needs.

Gaming: 720BE + High-End GPU

Milti-Tasking: 940BE + Mid-Range GPU
 

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well i do everything!! gaming media downloads folding!

i dont have a buget so go nuts! i want the best AMD setup possible LOL
 

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what about your budget?
 

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i dont have one as i will be buying the parts over a few months so go nuts!!
 

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there is no such thing as best possible build... for me I think of AMD as getting the best out of your budget right now... but if you are looking for a build that you are going to sit on for quite some time then its best to wait... 940BE is not an AM3 socket so i wouldnt suggest you getting a 940BE if you are planning on using AM3 Board and DDR3 in the future... am3 chips are compatible with AM2+ boards so you can get a AM2+ board that wouldnt break the bank... then again you can get i7 since you dont have a budget in mind... comparing a best build of AMD with Intel i7 wouldnt work lol...
 

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as i said all i want is a awsome AMD build! not an I7 or any thing i just want a sweet AMD rig whats the problem?
 

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cool cheers!! waht i am doing is getting 1 or 2 parts a month as i get paid monthy so sucks!!

what a want is the best AMD processor and The best mobo for Overclocking and 4gb of the best overclocking ram but as i was a inter guy i have no idea where to start!

what is the best AM3 processor and Mobo combination?
 

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With no budget....

Core i7 965
Gigabyte x58 EXTREME
12Gb G Skill DDR3
2x GTX 295 in Quad SLI
Noctua HSF
4x 256GB SSD in Raid 0
A Blu-Ray Disc Burner
1KW+ PSU
 

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well it's really tough to build without any specified budget but here you go

cpu+mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.165047
hdd http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136322
psu+casing: http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboD...t=Combo.165272
ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231166
this gpu: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102801

that should be nice for a start.

honestly i'd wait for the 945be to come out for ddr3 support for better overclockability.
 

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All of you fail..... The best AMD build out there right now is till in the hands of AMD. Patiently wait another month and then get the Phenom 945 plain and simple. It is all the Phenom II's are based on with out anything disabled. That and an 790FX DDR3 Mobo and GPu's of choice. 3 4890 1gb should do. The answer for AMD right now is wait to see what april 6th has in store.
 

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i already have the case GPU all i want is a CPU Mobo and Ram as i already said all fail!
but i will be waiting a few weeks any way so april 6 is not that long cheers!!

so i should get the 945 and an AM3 Mobo, but what bout ram!!
 

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