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Mobo fried - Upgrading

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August 18, 2010 7:49:21 PM

mobo fried on one of my friends PCs. told them to just upgrade the processor, mobo, and ram instead of getting a new computer

it is an alienware, but figured just start making it custom than deal with them

AURORA ALIENWARE ATX DESKTOP CHASSIS
ASUS A8N-SLI N-FORCE 4 SLI REV.1.02 MB
ATHLON 64 3500 E 512KB CACHE 939-PIN
PDP 512MB DDR PC3200LL
LITE-ON 16X DVD-ROM REV.4
SAMSUNG SPINPOINT 160GB SATA 3G NCQ
ASUS A8N-SLI REALTEK ALC850 ON-BOARD AUDIO
EVGA NVIDIA GEFORCE 7600 GT 256MB PCIE
ALIENGUISE INVADER
VANTEC 92MM STEALTH CHASSIS FAN
VANTEC 120MM STEALTH CHASSIS FAN
ALIENWARE ACOUSTIC PADDING FOR MID-TOWER
AMD FX57 DUAL CORE HSF CL-
650 WATT ATX2.0 24P PSU W/ ACTIVE PFC
GFX CK03-1225 DUAL SLOT CARD KEEPER


they have a different video card (asus 9800gtx+) that will be used in the new system. price range is between 400-600 for ram, cpu, and mobo. they play some games sc2, warhammer, etc (nothing that requires sli/crossfire. other than that the computer is used for web browsing and other daily activities nothing special.

any help would be good. I was thinking an i5, but wasn't sure which motherboard. also not sure if an AMD chip would suffice and can actually save money. appreicate any input.

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August 18, 2010 10:30:40 PM

appreciate the help. any other suggestions?

one thing I read the review on new egg about the RAM is not meant for AMD systems and even a G Skill rep noted it was designed for intel machines.

would this RAM be ok?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

or can you maybe suggest another set of RAM?
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