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Old 12-21-2006, 08:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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im am currently trying to build a cheap gaming rig out of old parts, i have everything but the motherboard, and video card.

i need something that will play games like half life 2 and doom3, and i only have a $300 dollar budget. but should an amd 64 3000 cpu be fast enough, what would be a good video card and motherboard all for under $300. thanks
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what socket CPU do you have? Please provide the specs of what you have already and we can help with what you need.
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the cpu has a 754 socket
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I would suggest this one for the mobo:
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?inv...A98-WB&cat=MBB

and this for the GPU:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130062
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thanks for your help, but im thinking of just upgrading to an amd 4000+ san diego core 939 socket
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