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CPU buying: how good is this deal?

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November 27, 2004 10:05:03 PM

http://shop4.outpost.com/product/4279654

i am thinking about getting that. The processor alone on newegg is $211. once i get that im going to seel the mobo for $40 to my neighbor and get a good intel or asus mobo.

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November 27, 2004 11:24:13 PM

all i can say is forget about intel's MB and focus on asus
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November 28, 2004 1:46:17 AM

The motherboard is garbage, I'd never use it in my own system, and I hold higher standards for recommendations. But if you think this is such a great deal, you could get it, allong with a decent board, and sell this garbage board on eBay to some unsuspecting sucker (anyone who uses VIA deserves their pain).

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November 28, 2004 8:42:40 PM

Crashman is an avid fan of VIA hardware if you can't tell
November 29, 2004 1:59:36 PM

via killed his puppy.

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November 29, 2004 2:03:33 PM

awwe that's terrible. DEATH TO VIA!!!


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November 29, 2004 2:22:48 PM

an actual answer to your question... that is an awesome deal, especially if you can ebay the mobo to some sucker. seriously though, don't even open the mobo package, even just looking at it isn't worth the depreciation value of an opened package.

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