Need a cpu + mobo combo for this build!

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#1 Posted by YoshiYogurt (5987 posts) -

So my friend wants a cheap build to listen to a little music and play a few games and we have mostly everything ready...

 

What we have:

Nvidia GTS 450

Some Dell Monitor idk

 

Things we are buying

Windows 7(He doesnt want 8) -$99

Samsung 128gb - $140

Corsair Vengeance 8gb(2x4) $53

CoolerMaster HAF 912 case - $70

Corsair 430w PSU $47 Is this enough Watts?

 

So yeah we have no idea what mobo and cpu to add to this....

 

 

#2 Posted by MonsieurX (31153 posts) -
AMD apu
#3 Posted by ionusX (25716 posts) -

what budget we got here for thw two?

#4 Posted by YoshiYogurt (5987 posts) -

what budget we got here for thw two?

ionusX

No more than $250 I'm thinking this combo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113280&Tpk=amd%20a10%205800

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157342

#5 Posted by MonsieurX (31153 posts) -

[QUOTE="ionusX"]

what budget we got here for thw two?

YoshiYogurt

No more than $250 I'm thinking this combo

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113280&Tpk=amd%20a10%205800

 

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157342

As he already have a gpu,I'd get a FX line cpu with AM3+ board
#6 Posted by Blistrax (1071 posts) -

You will need to match the RAM to the mobo.

#7 Posted by ionusX (25716 posts) -

You will need to match the RAM to the mobo.

Blistrax

nope my ram isnt on my mobo's support list nuthing bad has happened yet. just dont go over ur ram speed limit which is why lowballing it on the ram speed is w/e

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157291

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113286

this is a nice solid alternative to the trinity set u listed, its better than trinity in the long run (preformance wise) and is only ~10 bucks more.