Hi i need some advice.
i am building a new system with a budget of near 250 pounds( i will go over by up to 300 but thats the base plan) . i will be buying the parts from ebay.
i already have a 350gb sata hd and a dl dvd drive
what i need is...
a decent (cheap) motherboard that supports a q6600 and has a PCI-e x16 bus and supports up to 4gb ram.
a decent yet again cheap mid ranged graphics card (like a 8800gt)
it will be used for alot of gaming and using programs like flash,java,photoshop and a bit of 3d modeling.
i dont think il bother overclocking with a quad core so a
Special Features Thermal Design Power: 95W‚True Multi-Core Design‚HyperTransport 3.0‚Cool n Quiet 2.0
Memory Controller Dual
Model Number HD9750WCJ4BGH / HD9750WCGHBOX
L1 Cache 4 x 128KB
Interface Socket AM2+
Bus Speed 3600MT/s
Core Frequency 2.4GHz
Package Type Retail
Core Name Agena
L2 Cache 4 x 512KB‚L3 Cache: 2MB
Product Name AMD PHENOM X4 9750 4MB SKT-AM2+ 3600MT/s RET
Bus/Core Ratio 12x
Warranty 1 Years
Core Voltage 1.1v - 1.25v
Process Technology 65nm
Package Contents Heatsink and Fan
are phenoms good? i dont think il over clock it so yeah. only thing il overclock is the gfx card.