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September 15, 2013 5:05:54 PM
September 15, 2013 5:10:33 PM

No. You have an Intel processor and an AMD motherboard. The CPU socket must match the motherboard socket.

-Wolf sends
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September 15, 2013 5:14:01 PM

If you give me a budget I'll be happy to help you with a build :) 
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September 15, 2013 5:43:52 PM

RazerZ said:
If you give me a budget I'll be happy to help you with a build :) 


About $800
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September 15, 2013 5:56:39 PM

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($117.98 @ Outlet PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($82.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Kingston Predator Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 Memory ($58.61 @ NCIX US)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($59.98 @ Outlet PC)
Video Card: Gigabyte Radeon HD 7970 3GB Video Card ($283.98 @ Newegg)
Case: BitFenix Merc Beta (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case ($39.98 @ NCIX US)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($44.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($12.98 @ Outlet PC)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($89.98 @ Outlet PC)
Total: $791.47
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-09-15 20:56 EDT-0400)
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September 15, 2013 7:59:27 PM

Wolfshadw said:
NinjaFox said:
Wolfshadw said:
No. You have an Intel processor and an AMD motherboard. The CPU socket must match the motherboard socket.

-Wolf sends


What about this motherboard

http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Intel-1155-Motherboard-G...


Yes, that motherboard will work fine.

-Wolf sends


Thanks :)  Is everything else okay?
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September 15, 2013 8:18:23 PM

NinjaFox said:
Wolfshadw said:
NinjaFox said:
Wolfshadw said:
No. You have an Intel processor and an AMD motherboard. The CPU socket must match the motherboard socket.

-Wolf sends


What about this motherboard

http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Intel-1155-Motherboard-G...


Yes, that motherboard will work fine.

-Wolf sends


Thanks :)  Is everything else okay?


Did you see my build? It is a lot more powerful than the one you made, and I'm also sure it costs less.
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September 15, 2013 8:27:50 PM

RazerZ said:
NinjaFox said:
Wolfshadw said:
NinjaFox said:
Wolfshadw said:
No. You have an Intel processor and an AMD motherboard. The CPU socket must match the motherboard socket.

-Wolf sends


What about this motherboard

http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Intel-1155-Motherboard-G...


Yes, that motherboard will work fine.

-Wolf sends


Thanks :)  Is everything else okay?


Did you see my build? It is a lot more powerful than the one you made, and I'm also sure it costs less.


Would that build be good be good for gaming? Planetside 2 in particular.


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September 15, 2013 8:48:29 PM

NinjaFox said:
RazerZ said:
NinjaFox said:
Wolfshadw said:
NinjaFox said:
Wolfshadw said:
No. You have an Intel processor and an AMD motherboard. The CPU socket must match the motherboard socket.

-Wolf sends


What about this motherboard

http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Intel-1155-Motherboard-G...


Yes, that motherboard will work fine.

-Wolf sends


Thanks :)  Is everything else okay?


Did you see my build? It is a lot more powerful than the one you made, and I'm also sure it costs less.


Would that build be good be good for gaming? Planetside 2 in particular.




Yes it should run it at Max graphics. If you can stretch the budget a little though, I would change the CPU to a FX-8320 or FX-8350.
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September 16, 2013 7:34:51 AM

RazerZ said:
NinjaFox said:
RazerZ said:
NinjaFox said:
Wolfshadw said:
NinjaFox said:
Wolfshadw said:
No. You have an Intel processor and an AMD motherboard. The CPU socket must match the motherboard socket.

-Wolf sends


What about this motherboard

http://www.amazon.com/Gigabyte-Intel-1155-Motherboard-G...


Yes, that motherboard will work fine.

-Wolf sends


Thanks :)  Is everything else okay?


Did you see my build? It is a lot more powerful than the one you made, and I'm also sure it costs less.


Would that build be good be good for gaming? Planetside 2 in particular.




Yes it should run it at Max graphics. If you can stretch the budget a little though, I would change the CPU to a FX-8320 or FX-8350.


If you add a good monitor($100) to your build its about $900.
How about this build?


CPU AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core $109.99
CPU Cooler Cooler Master RR-H101-22FK-RA 30.0 CFM Sleeve Bearing $14.98
Motherboard Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ $78.97
Memory Kingston Predator Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-2133 $58.61
Storage Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM $59.98
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon HD 7850 2GB $165.38
Wireless Network Adapter Rosewill RNX-N150HG 802.11b/g/n USB 2.0 $15.25
Case BitFenix Merc Beta (Black) ATX Mid Tower $39.98
Case Fan Be Quiet SILENT WINGS 2 44.2 CFM 80mm $19.99
Power Supply XFX 550W ATX12V / EPS12V $44.99
Optical Drive LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer $12.98
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) $89.98
Monitor AOC E2051F 20.0" $107.37
Keyboard Genius K5 $35.99

Total: $854.44
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