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Old 03-18-2009, 07:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Asus M3N78 PRO 8GB AMD Barebone Kit - AMD Phenom X4 9500 Quad Core Retail, 8GB DDR2-800 Corsair, 750GB SATA2, Clear Side Mid-Tower, 650W PSU at TigerDirect.com


Just wanted your opinion on it if you think its good for the price or not and if the kit is decent.



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Old 03-18-2009, 07:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Better site, better deals, and better prices.

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Default Re: What do you think of this barebone kit on sale at tigerdirect

if your going to get a phenom at least get the phenom II 920.
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Not that great of a deal, actually.

The 9500 is discontinued and has the errata bug. The Asus M3N78 PRO is discontinued. The RAM is slow and discontinued.
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Don't get that Phenom II 920:

Newegg.com - AMD Phenom II X4 920 2.8GHz 4 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM2+ 125W Quad-Core Processor - Processors - Desktops

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Default Re: What do you think of this barebone kit on sale at tigerdirect

^ good call, didnt even notice the retail was cheaper.

is that board that i picked out any good?

also i found this combo, looks good right?

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Default Re: What do you think of this barebone kit on sale at tigerdirect

I'm putting a build together on Saturday with that combo, but with the 940. I'm curious to see how the Biostar 790GX is.
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