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[WTB][US] i5 or better cpu + mAtx mobo

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#1
My brother is upgrading his studio computer. I am looking for a mATX or possibly itx board and matching cpu.
A PCI slot for his old sound card would be nice but is not required.
I will also need a quiet heatsink.
 

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#2
What socket?
 
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whats the budget, I have a few things that fit that request. The prices on them vary depending on what you are working with.....
 
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My brother got impatient and ordered from newegg
 
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#5
Impatient? you never responded......... oh well