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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by KainXS, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. KainXS

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    So I came back home this morning to play some skyrim computer wouldn't boot and I noticed all my ram and my motherboard was fried because the PSU went bad :shadedshu:(

    I had actually just bought a new PSU too but never got a chance to switch it out.:cry:

    So now instead of paying the premium of more ddr2 and a old board I want to upgrade the CPU, RAM, and Motherboard of my budget PC for cheap, under 400 and overclocks pretty good(at least (30%), any reccomendations

    don't care whether its AMD or Intel
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    Would help if you stated your currency or where you were from so we know what your 400 budget is... ;)
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    good ol USA
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    Should be able to swing for an 2500k, 4/8GB DDR3 1600 and a Z68 motherboard for $400 I think, no better bang for buck right now :toast:

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    i have that same cpu/ram/mobo combo, i love it well, my mobo i have the p67 extreme4 but no difference really 210 for proc, 45 ram 155 mobo cant beat it imo
    just sharing that i can recommend personally the combo suggested to you
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    You can get the i5-2500k for $199.99 free ship no tax same as newegg off NCIX USA online store.

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