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Old 06-07-2009, 05:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ignore the price. witch is the better of the list? i plan on building after exams.. yes i know iv said im building soon but now i am for sure thanks
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none, ECS boards suck hard.

go with the e5300 and this board,

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*edit* never mind haha go with philbar71 said ecs boards do suck iv had many of them
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ECS = Bane of motherboard existence.
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lol hahah ok thanks guys

EDIT: does the E5300 have SSE2? i cant find it in the specs.
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yes, i do believe the e5300 supports SSE2,3, and 4
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alright man thanks for that
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your getting the same CPU as me haha

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The most expensive combo you had was $131.50 - $70.00 for the e5200 CPU

Leaves $61.50 ... you won't get a very good board for that much, but you could always check out the Open Box stuff off Newegg
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whats the AMD equal to that or the C2D?
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