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Old 12-26-2011, 03:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Motherboard buyin' advice

should i keep my Intel Core i3 550 Dual Core Processor Clarkdale LGA1156 3.2GHZ Hyperthreading 4MB Cache Retail Box - Intel - BX80616I3550 and buy a LGA1156 MoBo. or get Gigabyte GA-990XA-UD3 AMD 990X AM3+ ATX DDR3 3PCI-E16 2PCI-E1 2PCI SLI SATA3 USB3.0 Motherboard - Gigabyte - GA-990XA-UD3 and dish up the cash for a AM3 from this list Buy AMD AM3 CPU Processors, AMD Socket AM3, Canadian Computer Components under $200
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Old 12-26-2011, 04:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Motherboard buyin' advice

you know what? i was gonna post the same idea for thread but i got side tracked from EVERYTHING mainly because of me getting a 1986 firebird XD
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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you know what? i was gonna post the same idea for thread but i got side tracked from EVERYTHING mainly because of me getting a 1986 firebird XD
I love 80's cars I was thinking about getting a Monte Carlo or early 80's truck.
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Old 12-31-2011, 02:11 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Motherboard buyin' advice

Go with the amd if you are going to shell out $200+ anyway. Why do you have a processor and no comparable motherboard ?

I have a phenom II X4 and it's a beast. My PC rules man :P
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:20 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Motherboard buyin' advice

The i3 isn't a very good bang for the buck. For a little bit more you can get an i5 which is much better.
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