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I would make a folding rig for $300. I doubt it would be that good though. If anyone wants to try to put it together go for it! I already have a few spare cases.
 
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I would like mine to be a folding/server rig.
 
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We definately need a thread that lists some of the best mobos, procs and video cards and what it would be expected to yield. Could do a budget variant and a farm variant.
 
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We definately need a thread that lists some of the best mobos, procs and video cards and what it would be expected to yield. Could do a budget variant and a farm variant.
+1 to that, it would help people looking into making folding rigs.
 
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#31
I have an old case sitting around..I'm half tempted to build a Folding Rig..hmmmmm would someone care to make a build list?
I can get exacts but heres what I would put together for a cheap folding rig:

Cheap AM2 board($50)
Dual core AM2 cpu($50)
2GB of DDR2 800MHz($30)
dual 9600 GSO's($125 from BuckNasty)

Total if you find used equipment can be close to $245 with no power supply or HDD.

If you want a single core setup then you could save maybe $50-75 total.
 

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#33
I can get exacts but heres what I would put together for a cheap folding rig:

Cheap AM2 board($50)
Dual core AM2 cpu($50)
2GB of DDR2 800MHz($30)
dual 9600 GSO's($125 from BuckNasty)

Total if you find used equipment can be close to $245 with no power supply or HDD.

If you want a single core setup then you could save maybe $50-75 total.
Must include a PSU and HDD. But that will work just fine.
 
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Yeah I need a psu and HD as well.
 
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#36
That thread has nothing in it. He has a case, hat, and headphone set. He sold his 260 already if thats why you posted it.

try one of these DFI/AMD combo's. free cpu with board purchase...

http://www.motherboardpro.com/
Too bad their out of stock on every AM2 board. :(

wow... what a way to overlook my posts. not like there is any good deals in them.
Nobody's overlooking you, you find some of the best deals on tech forums for us. So thanks! :toast:
 
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#38
check again.

the free cpu deals all have at least 10 mobo's in stock.
mlee49 said AM2, not AM2+. Don't know why mlee49 wants AM2.
 

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Damn, $85 for both is a pretty sweet price. I'm tempted to pick them up and replace my HD4670 in my server.
 
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how many sps???????????????
 
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384 MB should = 96 SP version, whereas the 512 version is a no no.
 
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Damn, $85 for both is a pretty sweet price. I'm tempted to pick them up and replace my HD4670 in my server.
You could double your daily output!
 

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Crazy good deal on that MSI board!
 
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#48
Jeeeezzzz, now I have a bunch of tech stations here with AMD x2 5200s, I might just have to pop a 9500GT in each one of them and leave them folding all night....

As for the RMA, Open Office plus download an Invoice template and boom professional reciept.
 

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#49
Crazy good deal on that MSI board!
Well, decent deal. Even Nitteo himself has claimed stability issues with that board.