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What is the best Dual core AMD CPU and mobo on budget?

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#51
I can't wait for Deneb to come out.

I wanna see the 4850E go under 40$!
 

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#53
get a 3600+ brisbane :)
 

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#54
my fave budget combo is my Biostar 570 SLI ($40 open box at newegg) and a X2 6400, $119. Mine runs 3.5 24/7.

if using high end GPUs in SLI I would switch the 570SLI for a Bio N750 ($100 open box) because its more effecient and has PCI X 2.0 (8X in sli but double the bandwith of the 570s 8X)

I had a 4850e, it ran cool but it definately was no 6400.
 
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#55
I won't suggest a particular combo but I personally picked up an Asus M3A and Athlon 64 x2 5600+ Brisbane and an Asus EAH2600 Pro Video card for just $300 myself (yes I would have liked a better videocard but budget restraints and the fact it was my first board with pci-e kept me from buying a faster card.

Runs very stable and cool, and is easily overclockable to 6400+ speeds even using the stock heatsink.