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Cpu advice for new home theatre build
Dec 3, 2012, 4:56 AM
Im building a new home theatre pc and heres the build so far
Case - Coolermaster Haf Xb
MB - GIGABYTE GA-78LMT-USB3 AM3+
Ram - 8GB XMS2 1333
Video - HIS HD 6670 2GB
Antec Earth Watts 500w PSU
However i cant decide on a cpu..ive been between the 4100,4170 and 6100. The most ill spend on the cpu is $120. Any suggestions?
Dec 3, 2012
advice home theatre build
Dec 3, 2012, 4:58 AM
Dec 3, 2012, 5:02 AM
If its a HTPC then just get a cheap Ivy Bridge i3.
Performance isnt really a consideration moreso than power consumption. This also means you wont have to get a GPU since it has integrated graphics.
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Dec 3, 2012, 11:07 PM
thanks for the input im leaning torward amd since theyre cheaper. im considering that 6300 seems like a great value.
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