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January 27, 2007 5:41:22 PM

MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail 133$
CPU : CORE 2 DUO E4300-1.80G 180$
CPU Cooler: unknown
VGA : unknown
PSU : unknown
RAM : unknown
HD : unknown
CASE: COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW Black Aluminum Bezel, SECC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail 50$

Ok, so the deal is that i need to fit ~750$ and i read that article about overclocking to get 81% more for 27$, so im gonna overclock that c2d e43. I dont know what other parts to use to fit that ~750$ sum. Parts/soft that i dont need: OS, floppy, DVD, monitor, keyboard, mouse, headphones(lol).

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January 27, 2007 6:08:37 PM

well only problem witht he 750 is you gotta buy expensive RAM DDR2800, and once you do that its not gonna leave much room for the other things.
January 27, 2007 6:28:30 PM

There is no need to buy DDR2 800. Look at other posts on the E4300. They all say that you can get away with cheaper RAM - no more than DDR2 667, due to the lower FSB on the E4300.
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