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Old 10-06-2006, 10:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Your best bet is to go with that socket 949 build, but for only 20 bux more than your $70 cpu budget you can get a dual core processor. This Intel Pentium D 805 is only $90 and it has free shipping. Good deal. Well worth the 20 extra dollars.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819116001
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Between the two processors you pointed out, the Sempron is much better. However, I may recommend a socket AM2 processor. The low end models of these are pretty inexpensive right now. For example

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103639

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130056

Now with those two you'll need DDR2 memory so that may not be an option, but you can still get this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535
Then just buy a matching motherboard and still use DDR memory.

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I'm telling you for your best bang for your buck, go with the "DUAL" core Pentium D 805. It o/c's good too. Read the reviews.
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Dual core doesn't mean much of anything if you're not using programs that utilize it, or are multitasking running major programs.
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i already have quite a good pc. This is just for my brother to play some light games, nothing to demanding. So i just want to get the best system i can find below 100.
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Check out these motherboards. All of them have nVidia chipsets (4's or Ultra's), PCI-E, and are ATX:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128268
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131530
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130491
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127222
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813186037
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below "100"?

im hoping u dont mean for the whole system...cuz ur not gonna find one for under 100
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no, just the processor and the mobo
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