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Old 01-20-2009, 02:20 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If you go with intel, spend an extra 5 bucks and get the E5200. Awesome little processor.

If you aren't looking to buy a video card, go with the AMD setup though. That chipset has a decent onboard video card.
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Old 01-20-2009, 02:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If you go with intel, spend an extra 5 bucks and get the E5200. Awesome little processor.

If you aren't looking to buy a video card, go with the AMD setup though. That chipset has a decent onboard video card.
yea I can do the 5 bucks extra...I'm going to buy a video card either way because I wanna took it up to my tv
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Go with the intel then. That E5200 has great performance either way, and later on, you can overclock it like a mofo. But I would recommend a better mobo. What's your budget?
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Well, the build will work, but as soon as you get some money, replace that PSU. It's crap. Almost all PSUs that come with cases suck. I'd still recommend a better motherboard, but the one I was going to suggest is maybe 50 bucks more. So if that's what you can afford, that's what you can afford.
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If I was to get a better board or psu right now I would have to take out the dvd drive and that's only 25 dollars....I have a drive already but it doesn't burn dvd's
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The board will work fine for you, just grab a better PSU later.
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ok, thanks for the help and time
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No problem.

When you can afford a new PSU, look at getting this one if it's still got the rebate and stuff:

Newegg.com - PC Power &#38; Cooling Silencer PPCS500 500W ATX12V &#47; EPS12V SLI Ready CrossFire Ready 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply - Power Supplies
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