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Id stick with amd still for you.

You cant beat the amd x2 5600+ for the price.

Overclocking is meant for advanced users and you overclock your processor meaning you raise your front side bus or either the multiplier of the cpu. If you are a beginner and dont know what you are doing you can cause damage and overheat the processor or worse.

Just stay with amd. So change the intel processor and motherboard with the amd cpu you chose along with an amd am2 motherboard.

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819103771

something like this for a mobo but its out of stock.. Very good board and brand.

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813136019


The total is still around $820 or so
Im tired now and need to be heading off.



Here is the whole list to make it easier on you. I didnt include a case still.

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16827151153


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16822136074


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16814150171


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16817702003


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16820211066


here is the new processor and motherboard..

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16819103771

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813136019

Edited by jrm20, 30 September 2007 - 01:06 AM.

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So would this suffice for the mobo that is out of stock?

Mobo

or this one

Also would that power supply I posted work, or stick to the one you posted? Said to make double sure it had enough amps/rails to run everything, and I wouldn't know any better lol. Thanks for staying up late!

Edited by DOH!, 30 September 2007 - 01:07 AM.

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So would this suffice for the mobo that is out of stock?

Mobo

or this one

Also would that power supply I posted work, or stick to the one you posted? Said to make double sure it had enough amps/rails to run everything, and I wouldn't know any better lol. Thanks for staying up late!



Ya im not fond of open box items

I looked for awhile and this one seems fine.


http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813130048

This first amd one I posted to begin with is still a good solid board for only $75..

http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813128034

Up to you on the motherboard there are many options.

Other guys should come in here and give opinions also.

I have to goto bed now cya. Good luck on your build.


Yes I would stick with a better power supply like the one I posted.

Edited by jrm20, 30 September 2007 - 01:27 AM.

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Weird didn't even know it was an open box item, and the link to the first mobo isn't what I thought it was, its a picture of the same one. Thanks for all your time JRM20.

Edited by DOH!, 30 September 2007 - 01:35 AM.

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Isn't the E6300 cheap enough to build a good system as it is better than the AMD Dual cores i got mine last year for around
$171-$228 and my whole build was well within $700 (excluding graphics card)

Edited by uglymaggot, 30 September 2007 - 03:39 AM.

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Coolio, well what do you think UM? What would you put together around $900?
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My Current system is
Processor intel core 2 duo E600 $171-$228 (*pricegrabber)
MB DG965RY $115-$140
RAM 1.5gb DDR2 800mhz N.A
(all prices are inflated by me as their off the net they should be cheaper (this is an assumption))
newer boards are out
the best advice i can give is to see what u want in your board ie number of ram slots,max ram supported etc also see what ram you want and at what speed eg DDR2 677mhz etc but firstly decide on a good processor preferably a core 2 duo

most importantly check with several dealers with regard to prices and warranty.

take your time in making your decision and research each part for compatibility and specs

hope this helps dude.

*name of the site who listed the prices
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Hi DOH! Mind if I join in? Parts selection is fun fun fun. Well if the budget is $900, this is my suggestion - the total comes to $930, but you get some good rebates which should put you under. Also you could search each part on the different websites jrm20 suggested, as I've only looked on www.newegg.com (it's a bit hard helping when you live in another country!)

Cooler Master Case $59.99
Abit Motherboard $114.99 ($20 rebate brings it down to $94.99)
Sapphire Graphics Card $269.99
Antec Power Supply $109.99
Intel Processor 170.99
Patriot RAM $94.99 ($40 rebate brings it down to $54.99)
Seagate Hard Drive $79.99
LG DVD Burner $30.99

Grand Total of $931.92 (With rebates returned, it's $871.92)

Dude that looks like a wicked build! :)
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wouldn't it be better to get a kickass board like
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813121059

u can use the same processor,ram,HDD,cabinet,SMPS,DVDwriter,graphics card stated in FPVDriF6 configuration
all for $984 (excluding rebates)

the MB is a crossfire board ie you can put 2 crossfire cards on the board so that they run in parallel(2nd card can be added later)

P.S not sure if the sapphire card supports crossfire
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Sweet, always please to see more opinions as it will help me only better my choices. That indeed looks like a tremendous build, thanks for the input guys!
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Isn't the E6300 cheap enough to build a good system as it is better than the AMD Dual cores i got mine last year for around
$171-$228 and my whole build was well within $700 (excluding graphics card)



Actually the amd athlon 64 X2 5600+ is quite abit faster than the E6300 from intel. When you start getting into the E6550 then the Intel core 2 duo chips are faster. Now if you take an intel Allendale core 2 duo and overclock it, the chip will surpass amd's chips if you overclocked both amd and intel. This guy that is building this system doesnt want to overclock.




The system that FPVDriF6 put together I would definitely get that if you can spare going over the $900 budget for now and getting the rebates later on.

Ups 3 day shipping will be atleast around $35 or so depending where you live..

Around $965 for a complete system is not bad not including the rebates because you will have to pay that price up front first before you get the rebates.


I would maybe look at a better powersupply. I use to always recommend antec but here lately they have been having some problems with them like DOA or they burn out. You do get a 5 year warranty though with antec and they do keep their word on it.

Lg is fine for a dvd burner. Samsung is the same price both have same quality.

Id start buying that system right now lol and get ready for gaming.
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Yeah, the 900 was just a guideline I'd suppose, can spare that for sure.
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Will the AM2 processor work on the abit mobo?
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wouldn't it be better to get a kickass board like
http://www.newegg.co...N82E16813121059

P.S not sure if the sapphire card supports crossfire

No, that motherboard is far too expensive and has the last-generation chipset, the Abit I suggested is better and cheaper.

Yes the Sapphire card supports crossfire, but the motherboard doesn't. Crossfire would not be an option in a build this price.
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Will the AM2 processor work on the abit mobo?



No DOH! they are 2 totally different things.. AM2 is for AMD processors so it wont fit in 775 INTEL motherboards.

The Intel E6550 is a good processor to get for the price. Its faster than the amd 5600+.
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