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CPU, Motherboard and Graphics card under $350

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December 13, 2012 11:53:17 AM

Hi, I'm going to go to the States in less than two weeks and I was trying to buy some components under $350 so customs won't bust my butt when I get back to my country (Argentina)

I was searching for an AMD + Radeon combination but I just can't figure out what to get

So far I was checking out a Radeon HD 7750 and maybe an FX 6300 but I rely on your knowledge to correct me

Thanks in advance for all the help
December 13, 2012 12:03:27 PM

Leave one of the three out, whichever is cheaper/easier to get back home.
- Otherwise you're wasting your money on crap anyway.
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December 13, 2012 12:37:49 PM

the place that you'll be visiting, check if you have a microcenter nearby

http://www.microcenter.com/site/stores/default.aspx

if you do, you can save $50 off motherboard when you buy a CPU + motherboard in their store. It's an instant discount so there's no mail-in rebate crap that you have to deal with.

after you buy the CPU + mobo you will see how much money you'll have left for video card, if it's anything below 7770, don't bother buying it.
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December 13, 2012 4:58:48 PM

I'm gonna go for CPU and Graphics

Which models would you recommend? Still on AMD + Radeon and same budget, $350 or below
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December 13, 2012 5:04:58 PM

I'm gonna be using this ram (just in case that changes anything about anything)

Kingston Hyper X Blu 8 GB (2x4GB Modules) 1600MHz DDR3
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December 14, 2012 11:24:11 AM

Sorry to bump this but I really need some help with the models for those two components
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December 14, 2012 1:17:02 PM

I'd Listen to Scott- really I would rather buy CPU and motherboard first coz some CPU do have a powerful GPU - especially 3rd Gen intel processors or AMD FX BUILDOZERS OR A-Series chips( A - series chips have good GPU).
My suggestion is the above - Go for intel 3rd gen processor with a good motherboard with a nice ram, you would end up around 300 $. Now , you can't get anything good for 50 $.
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December 14, 2012 5:14:53 PM

What if I went for an FX 4100 with an MSI HD7770 and an Asus M5A88-M? That combo goes for around $350
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