Hey Guys here's my specs
Videocard: Geforce GT 440 GDDR5 1GB
Processor: Core2 Duo E6850 @3Ghz
Mainboard: HP XW4600 Workstation OEM
Memory: 4x1GB Freescale M3
Soundcard: nVidia GF108 HD Audio
PSU: Delta DPS-475CBA r03 475W
I want to build a new ATX-based AMD PC with these features
-Cheap(Under about $350)
-Can be overclocked(motherboard and CPU)
-I don't care about HDMI VGA or DVI in the motherboard
I am using the same case as I have now and possibly the PSU if it can handle the following below
Here is what I have made so far, tell me if it's good
that cpu will be equal to your current core 2 duo. Phenom II = Core 2 for performance per clock/per core. So you wont see any real benefit here. If i were you I would start with upgrading the video card and psu. then save some money and get a better cpu and motherboard. a core i3 2100 is the best budget gaming cpu around at the moment and will be a good steup up from your current cpu. It would also be a good match for a gtx560.
the x2 555 BE has very high odds of unlocking to a quad core. But that's its only advantage over your core 2 duo.
Some other problems, you wouldn't want to use a stock AMD heatsink on anything really let alone a CPU built for unlocking/overclocking. especially since you want to overclock. The sweet spot for the 555 was 2 years ago. get an intel quad that works in your board if you want one.
And you wouldn't want to use a triple channel memory kit on any AMD or most Intel's.