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Upgrading CPU, RAM and Motherboard

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January 31, 2010 2:40:18 PM

i have just sold my motherboard and ram and cpu.. i am going to buy an intel i3 530 CPU, intel whitesburg mobo and Hynix DDR3 1333mhz ram.

is this a good combo if i want to upgrade in the future?
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January 31, 2010 2:48:20 PM

The Intel Core i3 IS a great CPU for the price point

I would get that combo only when about one thing is free.
Otherwise, that RAM and Intel MotherBoards are not that good


What is your budget?
So that I may suggest you some
January 31, 2010 2:56:41 PM

firstly my budget is R2500/$320.. i live in south africa so i cant buy from amazon or newegg... but you can suggest something and i will look for it here.

thanks
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January 31, 2010 3:00:10 PM

Take out $120 for Core i3
We are left with $200

MotherBoard:
GIGABYTE GA-H55M-UD2H Micro ATX
for $105

RAM:
CORSAIR XMS3 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
for $80

You are left with $15
January 31, 2010 3:03:24 PM

thank you very much,,, very helpful
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