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#1
help I need a good and CHEAP AMD AM2 board! can someone help?!:banghead:
 
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#4
:rockout:
LOL (its cause of your other thread)

I have a good AM2 mobo, PM me.
Biostar Tforce 570 SLI
 
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#5
:rockout: Just trying to help.
 

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#8
biostar tforce 7050 or other biostar boards are freaking awesome budget overclocking boards. highly recommend them, im a proud owner of a biostar tforce 550 myself.
 

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Asus M2n-mx Se

Good Value for little cost and its fairly well set out
Didn't even have one single problem while i had mine.
 
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+1 snake05 for his sarcastic post
 
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UPDATE: i use my comp for mild gaming ........ counter strike source...... good sugestions though i will look in to them :D
 

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Memory 2 gigs (2x1gb) of patriot ddr2 800 @ 4-4-4-12-2t
Video Card(s) Sapphire X1950pro Pci-E x16 @stock@stock on stock
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#16
look up for the biostar tforce 7025.. its got a geforce 7025 onboard... about the best onboard graphics you'll get :p