Originally posted by zmatt
im going amd for a few reasons. first i dont have the money in my budget for new ram so i have to go s939. second conroes dont go for $155 and my cpu budget is $160. i am using the 1.5gbs of ddr from my previous build until i can afford more memory.
Too bad you dont live around a Fry's electronics.
I've seen a E6300 with mobo combo for $169. It was an ECS mobo, but so what.
With that budget why consider upgrading, what are you upgrading from?
You can get an AMD 64 4000+ for like under 89 bucks now.