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Originally Posted by steveo420

How much money are you willing to spend?

im looking to spend under $150 for the cpu. plus i need a good mobo to go along with it. is the abit nf7 v2 a good board?
 

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Since you aren't willing to wait for a 939 system. Do yourself a favor and save as much $$ as you can.

Get a 2400/2500+ mobile.
The $50 shuttle an35n-ultra board
and then just get a huge heatsink. If you want to use it on your next a64 system get a pipe101, if you don't care get a thermalright si-97. The fan choice is up to you depending if you like your system quiet, or if it doesnt matter if it sounds like a jet.

Thats what 140+ 50/60 for hsf = $200 for a new system capable of at least 2.3ghz. If you get the 2500+ it might to 2.5ghz on air.

O ya buy ram that you can carry over to the next system...Gotta look ahead.
 
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