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Old 04-03-2013, 05:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So I'm thinking about switching out the CPU and MOBO in this computer i like the case and care nothing that's it's usb 2.0. What is a good combo that i could get Doesn't matter if it's intel or AMD just wan't a good combo
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Old 04-03-2013, 06:00 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What's the rest of the machine setup like? More importantly, the PSU? DId ever ever replace it?

Need a budget too.
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Yea i have a 430 watt thermal take CPU? and PNY 1GB Vid Card in there
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I don't really wanna Spend more than 250
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Intel Core i3-3220 Ivy Bridge 3.3GHz LGA 1155 55W Dual-Core Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics 2500 BX80637i33220 - Newegg.com
Newegg.com - ASRock B75M-DGS R2.0 LGA 1155 Intel B75 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 - Newegg.com

Huge upgrade over that Athlon setup. $226 if you buy now. RAM is on sale.
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Thank's a Lot dude im going to jump on that ram Deal so when i get my next check after this i can grab the board and CPU
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Good plan. Reason being, DDR3 is about to go up another 10%.
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