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Old 03-09-2009, 09:49 PM
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Default Was wondering about Some mobos?

I've been thinking for a long while now about building my own home computer and then it hit me. I don't know the first thing about the Mother Boards that hook up everything in computers. So my question is What are some Mobos that are the best for its price?
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Old 03-13-2009, 12:55 PM
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Before we get down to the nitty gritty, do you have any idea if you want to go the AMD or Intel route for your processor?
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Old 04-21-2009, 06:36 AM
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Idk just yet wether to go to an amd or intel processor. I was thinking Intel how about give me some details on which is better. I had a amd processor before and i didnt like it but idk what a "good" processor is.

P.S. Im trying get it for relatively cheap. I think core 2 would be good or mayube a cheap one that can handle a core 2 quad.
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Old 04-22-2009, 02:26 PM
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For some reason Intel will always be better than AMD...and the price reflects that. I would stick with Intel out of personal preference. Just like I would grab nVidia over ATI for graphics.

If youre stuck between getting a 2.6 quad core Intel and a 3.0 quad core form AMD, go with the intel...My Opinion...
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Old 04-22-2009, 10:19 PM
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Well since I am going to be attending college in the fall I have decided to go laptop for moving around. I was thinking of maybe buying straight from the company to customize what I want in the computer but I have learned from you and from some people at best buy *though I never liked AMD in the first place* that intel runs smoother than AMD and in fact I have experienced this. So I think I'm going to go with a centrino 2 if I am able to downgrade somethings in it. THinkin of a centrin 2, 512md dedicated video maybe geforce or nvidia if possible, 4g ram, 160g memory (7200 rpm maybe*, idk if i can choose mobo, 15.1in display, wifi and other laptop essentials.

If i can't get a centrino 2 because of the price I'm thinking about a Intel core 2 duo 2.5mhz and a 4-6mb l2. and 800 mhz other w/e that means *going to look that up soon =P* I dont really know alot of processors but Thanks "AWorthyOpponent" and whoever helped/helps me with my computer investments.

Im keeping this thread alive but I think im going to change it to a laptop one.

If you guys/girls can help me out it would be much appreciated. Many Thanks!

Making new thread, moving my wall of text there too =P
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