APPROXIMATE PURCHASE DATE: (in a few hours if all goes over well) BUDGET RANGE: (e.g.:250-500) Before / After Rebates
SYSTEM USAGE FROM MOST TO LEAST IMPORTANT: (gaming, surfing the internet, watching movies)
PARTS NOT REQUIRED: (e.g.: keyboard, mouse, monitor, speakers, OS(Win 7) XFX 8800 GT 52mb, Antec 750W Green Power, Hard drive, Cool Master Ammo 553 Mid Size ATX Case,
PREFERRED WEBSITE(S) FOR PARTS: (e.g.: newegg.com)
PARTS PREFERENCES: by brand or type (I would like Amd Parts )
OVERCLOCKING: Maybe SLI OR CROSSFIRE: NO
MONITOR RESOLUTION: (e.g.: 1280x1024)
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS: (e.g. I want to get the go ahead on this build before i purchase it. i know there is the Blue Gskill Ripjaw ram that is 119 at new egg that is "better" i dont see why and i am also worried about having to set it up in bios being as i have never done that. i chose the the red ones..
Here is what i am thinking of putting in the existing system
ripjaw. Oh and it's better because your choice is cas9, this is cas7 (lower means faster). And to set it up you goto the bios and set it as 7-7-7-24. If you were apprehensive about this part it's easier then turning on your computer. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
Are you getting this board because the two slots are 16x 16x? I mean if you were going for a budget build with twin 5770s then you're better off going for a cheaper am3 890 board. But other then price it looks nice.
And yeah that's the right one, it shows up on a google search.
Yeah, I would look at the 870 boards if you are not going to crossfire. They are about $110 vs 180. You won't really need the extra pci-E lanes, and you can use the money saved toward an SSD boot drive. You can still get the SATA3 and USB3 for a much lower price.
Also I wouldn't count on making much back on a used mobo. The resale value on used pc parts is quite low.