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A Tri-Core is basically a Phenom with a core disabled as far as I know.

For that Phenom you should be fine with any AM2+ Compatible Motherboard.

That is correct. A tri-core is just a quad with a core disabled.
 

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hmmmm gah, hate being poor. my xp is so bad
Your not poor. I just recently saved 2 of my checks and put it towards my Signature System. In total it's only $550. X2 7750, 4GB RAM, 9600GSO, with a 19" Widescreen. Yup I'll say that's a great budget gaming PC..
 

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Anything with the SB750 is decent. The 790GX is probably the best chipset. However, I really believe you would be better served with a Phenom II Tri-Core of Dual-Core. The original Phenoms really weren't great.

Phenom II X3 710: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103648
MSI 790GX: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130224

Just as a couple suggestions.


Original Phenoms were actually not bad. The 940 is only 9% faster core for core over 9850 and 9950. Where the Phenom II's are much better is overclocking.
 
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