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October 3, 2012 5:01:31 AM


I'm building a portable Low end gaming rig. I don't have a Laptop, how could I use it like a Laptop on my couch, I need suggestions for this point.
I have a spare Monitor, HD, and WiFi dongle.

GIGABYTE GA-880GM-D2H (REV. 3.1) AM3+ AMD 880G HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard with an ATI O/B VC

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9R
MSI N9800GT-T2D512-OC V2 GeForce 9800 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
OCZ ModXStream Pro 700W Modular High Performance Power Supply
LG DVD Burner Black SATA Model GH24NS90 - OEM

APEX TX-381-C Black Steel Micro ATX Tower Computer Case with a Handle

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 1-Pack for System Builders - OEM

2 thoughts for under $105...suggestions Please!

AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black Edition Deneb 3.4GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ965FBGMBOX $99.99
$10 off w/ promo code EMCNAHB29, ends 10/4

AMD FX-4100 Zambezi 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4100WMGUSBX $104.99

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October 3, 2012 5:12:15 AM

The phenom 965 is a better cpu go with it.

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October 3, 2012 5:17:52 AM

Phenom II x4 965 over a low end Bulldozer.
Single threaded performance (which is what most games require) is not a strong point of Bulldozer, to the point where a high end Phenom II is a better option.
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October 4, 2012 2:49:57 AM


I ordered Phenom II x4 965 CPU for $89.99 free shipping! I'm ready the build.
October 4, 2012 2:53:47 AM

Best answer selected by Jim937.