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Topic Title: Need help with system upgrade
Topic Summary: Building a budget PC
Created On: 04/03/2009 01:19 AM
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 04/03/2009 01:19 AM
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This is my first attempt. I'm trying to keep the cost under $300 recycling the 2xIDE hd's, optical drives, flopy drive, winxp5.1 build 2600, viewsonic dvi monitor and ATX case.

This is what I have for the upgrade:

CPU: Phenom II X3 710

Mobo: Biostar TA790GX XE

PSU: Corsair CMPSU-0400CX

RAM:Corsair 2 x 2GB DDR2800

This is a multi-use home pc.

I'd sure appreciate any suggestions for improvements or compatibility issues.

 04/03/2009 02:00 AM
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Looks good and that motherboard is getting great success in unlocking the 4th core on X3s so you may get a bonus hehe


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