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January 29, 2011 4:13:23 AM

Hi specs are
Processor: AMD Athlon™ II 630 Quad-Core Processor
• 2.80GHz, 2MB L2 Cache, 4000MHz System Bus
Memory:Memory 6GB PC3-10600 DDR3 SDRAM memory
Graphics card: XFX 5770 XXX edition
Operating system : Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Internal drive: 1 Terabyte Serial ATA hard drive
Screen: 20 inch 1600x900 resolution
Power supply: xfx 650W psu
NZXT Tempest Evo EATX Mid Tower Case


I want to buy a decent price but good (best bang for the buck) mother board in the preferably 100-125$ area. I want this motherboard to be able to operate the new Amd bulldozer that i will upgrade my cpu to when it comes out. Want to be able to cross fire
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January 29, 2011 12:09:58 PM

I recommend you get a low end board until bulldozer is released. Newegg has a biostar A780L3L am3 board for only $34.99 after rebate with free shipping. This board will tide you over until the bulldozer cpus are released, probably in April. It makes no sense to buy an expensive board right now if you want to change cpus soon. This low end board will be easier to sell when the time comes to upgrade; bulldozer may not work with some current boards. The longer you wait to order the board, the more likely it will support the new amd cpus.
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