Re: big build $1300
new proc's and boards are comming out q4 last i heard. but i would say a full system for 1300 with nehalem is stretching it.. The proc's are going to be around 300 on launch and the boards are gonna be about the same, which only leaves 700 for a monitor, os, keyboard, mouse, optical drive, hdd, psu, case, ddr3 ram, and a gfx card.. 700 for that is a stretch to do nehalem proud.. I would say just buy now and get either a wolfdale dual core or any quad. Also if you wanna wait and see about prices/price drops thats always a good option. also whats the intended use of this comptuer?
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