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ASUS M4A87TD EVO Good Deal?

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March 25, 2012 11:01:53 PM

Hi I have a chance to buy this mobo

ASUS M4A87TD EVO AM3 socket DDR3 for 67$ is that a good deal should I get it?

P.S. it is manufacturer refurbished is that ok?
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March 26, 2012 12:29:44 AM

More info, please! What kind of hardware to you plan to use? What's your overall budget? Is this a gaming build?
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March 26, 2012 12:50:55 AM

Motherboard: ASUS M4A87TD EVO AM3 socket DDR3 (manufacturer Refurbished) Price: 67.40

Power Supply: Corsair Builder series CX430 (430) watt with sleeve cables Price: $16.99 (NEW)

CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 960T 3.06ghz Socket AM2+/AM3 95 watt Quad-Core Processor Price: $80.00 (NEW)

RAM: G-Skill Ripjaws 1333mhz DDR3 Ram PC3-10666 2gx2 (4gb) Price: $24.99 (NEW)

GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD 5850 1gb GDDR5 Price: Unknown{Upgrading later}However I have an Nvidia Geforce 8800GTX 768mb GDDR3 Price: $10 (USED)

Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 Mid-tower case Price: $34.99

CPU Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212+ Price: $25.68

Hard Drive: Seagate Barracuda 250gb 7200.11 RPM 8mb Cache 3GB/PS Price: 10$ (USED)

Optical Drive: Dell 16X Serial ATA DVD+/-RW Drive Price: FREE :) 

Now For the accessories for the gaming build: ACCESSORIES FOR PC:Include the following

Fans:
Rosewill 120mm RCA-1024BK 4/pk Price: $11.68
Cooler Master Essentials 140mm 1,000 RPM Blue LED Price: $4.02
Cooler Master Stock Fan on the Cooler Master Hyper 212+
Cooler Master Stock fan on the Cooler Master Elite 430 (Blue Led 120mm)

Dust Filter:
SilverStone 120mm fan grill and filter kit SST-FF121 Pack of 3 Price: $11.68

Monitor:
Samsung B2230HD 21.5" Flat-Panel LCD HD TV Television Monitor 1080p Syncmaster Price: UNKNOWN (Ebay Bid)

Keyboard: Saitek Eclipse II multimedia keyboard with backlighting: Price: 0-30$ (my brother is selling it to me he hasn't decided on a price)

Mouse: Cobra E-3lue High Precision Gaming Mouse with Side Control 1600dpi Price: 7.00 (Ebay Bid)

That concludes My full system Specs I listed everything I bought to make the PC the total cost is $302.02 (That is including all rebates and discounts and shipping costs) Also it is including my brother's keyboard price $30.00. It is not including the (Monitor or the Radeon HD 5850) Those items I will have to save up more money for. However the monitor will probably end it's biddding auction at $60 so $372.02. I have no idea what the Radeon HD 5850 will cost.

Sites I bought from: 75% Newegg 5% Amazon 10% Craigslist 10% Ebay. You might be thinking how I built all this under 400$ Let me answer that question I take advantage of rebates and discounts. I thoroughly search every possibility to buy the item at the cheapest price. Even craigslist hehe.

So yeah thats the build it will be used for gaming
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April 2, 2012 12:40:25 AM

does that sound like a decent mobo?
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