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Old 02-10-2008, 03:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm just now going about upgrading my computer, and the most important thing currently is the Motherboard and CPU. I Currently have an AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3500+. I just now saw that at this store near here, Fry's, is selling a
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor E6550 & ECS 945GCT-M/1333 Motherboard for $120. I have very, very little knowledge of computers, so I'm just looking for some input as to whether this is a good Motherboard or deal. I have about only 120-160, and I was hoping to spend some of that on ram.


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ECS are low end quality like Asrock there. Grab the deal for the cpu and then wait for a better board and memory to go along with it. The E6550 runs for $169.99 at - Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 Conroe 2.33GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail
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