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cheap reliable cpu/motherboard combo

any recommendation for cpu/motherboard combo better than a8 7600 and ASRock FM2A88M PRO3+ http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157571
under $140
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    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/v7RYQ7
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/v7RYQ7/by_merchant/

    CPU: Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor ($66.49 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $121.48
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-23 12:50 EST-0500
  2. badboyrog2 said:
    PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/v7RYQ7
    Price breakdown by merchant: http://pcpartpicker.com/list/v7RYQ7/by_merchant/

    CPU: Intel Pentium G3258 3.2GHz Dual-Core Processor ($66.49 @ OutletPC)
    Motherboard: ASRock H97M PRO4 Micro ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($54.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $121.48
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
    Generated by PCPartPicker 2016-11-23 12:50 EST-0500


    can i overclock with that board?
  3. ''can i overclock with that board? ''
    well you can ..but i do not recommend it since the g3258 is already faster then a8 7600 without overclock it

    i do not know what will be the purpose of your rig? do you have a gpu card?
    you did not mentioned you want to do overclocking
  4. badboyrog2 said:
    ''can i overclock with that board? ''
    well you can ..but i do not recommend it since the g3258 is already faster then a8 7600 without overclock it

    i do not know what will be the purpose of your rig? do you have a gpu card?
    you did not mentioned you want to do overclocking



    encoding video and multitasking
  5. ''encoding video and multitasking''

    OH! boy ....no builds above will do the job in that situation then..

    you need to spend a lot more

    its a light editing/encoding or ?
  6. badboyrog2 said:
    ''encoding video and multitasking''

    OH! boy ....no builds above will do the job in that situation then..

    you need to spend a lot more

    its a light editing/encoding or ?

    what about i5 2400
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01GH9QXZS/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3PAGL64UWXR45
  7. with only 140$ i can not help you more

    the one you linked above is even worst
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