If you're buying a new CPU, RAM and MoBo - why not get Intel Core 2 Duo instead? Granted everything I own is AMD, but I've been very impressed with the C2Ds at work...
"As we journey through life, discarding baggage along the way, we should keep an iron grip, to the very end, on the capacity for silliness. It preserves the soul from desiccation."
Humphrey Lyttelton 1921 - 2008
Agreed a similar priced c2d setup would be much better
Hack: i5 2500~ASROCK Z68 EXTREME4 GEN3~8GB Vengance~GTX560~ ANTEC 302~CX600.
Gamer: i7 3820 @ 4.4Ghz~MSI X79A-GD65~16GB Redline 2133~Gigabyte GTX580~TT A90~CM SILENT PRO 1000w.
Canon 5D Mk3 24-105L / 180mmL / 100-400L / Sigma 35mm f1.4DG / 430EXii
what price range ?
must agree with other posts if getting the lot go intel :evil:
i3 2120, Asus P8Z68-v/Gen3, No gfx , 16gb Geil Black dragon, 128gb Crucial M4 ssd, 4.5tb storage, Fractal R3, Dell U2312HM
gotta postpone this now
my gfx is dying
but ill probably wait a month or so, then wait to see whats in stock then get a core2 duo 8)
Ive got the Gigabyte GA M55S-S3 AM2 Motherboard Quickcode: #26550
it cost £46.94 inc. VAT and has everything u need its a great board