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Decided to sell, what to buy?

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January 5, 2008 10:44:13 PM

I hate to start a "what should I buy thread" but I unexpectedly decided to upgrade this week. While browsing ebay I realised that FX60s are going for $400, the OCZ Ram I have is going for $100, and I'm sure I can get $50-$80 for my motherboard. Assuming I can get that value for my parts it would be stupid for me not to sell and rebuild (CPU, motherboard, and RAM). However since I wasn't planning on upgrading for a while I've been kind of ignorant of such hardware over the past 6 months. I'm looking for high performance and good upgradability. I was going to step up my 8800GTS to a 9800 and was willing to spend another $300 but after looking at the 9800 offerings I've changed my mind so part of that $300 can go towards this upgrade. I'm figuring best case scenario is that I get $600 for my old CPU, MOBO and RAM and worst case is $400. Assuming I add another $150 - $200 to that what set up would offer the best performance know and best upgrade path? Thanks in advance to any opinions.

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January 6, 2008 11:27:43 AM

sell why you can - 939 parts are insanely prices by desperate amd people wanting to upgrade

nice thing is an e6420 will blow away your fx-60 at 3.4ghz you really be suprised.

good luck!


ps: i would get the q6600 and run it 3.6ghz
January 6, 2008 2:05:13 PM

Dude, my advice is wait two more weeks. Wolfies and likely Yorkies are around the corner! And I'll bet that if that is the situation then Q6600 will be cheaper!
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January 6, 2008 3:37:38 PM

if you can live without the computer, sell and wait....
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January 6, 2008 7:54:51 PM

Best bet is to actually sell it before building a new system. Don't assume it will sell fast or for the price you want.
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