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New Build and NEW to INTEL products help please.

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Hello, ive always built AMDs im sick of them switching over to INTEL i just bought some parts and now its down to the mobo/cpu i need some help..
*PS im on a low budget

Case: http://www.shopping.com/xPF-Power-Up...X-Power-Supply
^i know the case is crappy as well as the psu im sure the psu will go bad within weeks of the system being up....

Memory: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145184

GFX card: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130378

^ i hope that psu that comeswith the case will do the job im not trying to OC anything....

Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128345

^although reviews are bad my roomate has one and never had a problem with this board at all..and my memory is compatible with this board.

CPU: this is where im at a loss should i get the e7500, e8400, or just go with the e8500 i was debating between the 7500 and 8400 will i notice the difference in performance from the 6mb cache to 3mb cache

E7500: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...5056&Tpk=e7500

E8400: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115037

E8500: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115036

^this is the cpu my roomate has one hell of a cpu but idk if its really worth it will i notice the difference by a lot between the 8400 and 8500 i know i probably will from the 7500 just not too sure...im only using this comp to play mmos i would like to order the parts tonight...thanks much for all your help guys...also any suggestions for other parts that are a better buy i would love thanks much for ur time and concern.

*also if i get sp1 64bit vista home basic...i was told by a local computer store guy that any vista other then premium or ultimate is crappy and very buggy and not worth getting...also the 4gb ram should work fine with sp1 64 bit it should read and use it all ?

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Originally Posted by Konfused
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yea i did buy the 9500GT from tiger direct the other day ican go back and return it they just want 15% restock fee...unless i tell them its defective...then no restock fee money back..andjustpay the 15%restock fee on my case...

this card good? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130445 for the price..ill spend up to 100 bucks

You will be sooo much happier with the 9600gt
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