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Old 08-03-2012, 12:43 PM   #1
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you might have seen i have posted alot of threads about certain components from a computer, well i finally think iv made my mind up. After watching neweggs youtube video (Combo DIY Build, Mini Mobile PC) i think im going to go with something quite similar. Although i need some advice as i would like to change certain components?

this is the build :
Case & PSU: Silverstone SUGO SG05B USB 3.0 Black Mini-ITX Case with 300W PSU
CPU: AMD A8-3870K Quad-Core APU
Cooler: Cooler Master GeminII M4
Video Card: MSI AMD Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
Motherboard: AsRock A75M-ITX
Memory: G.Skill DDR3 1333 8GB (2x4GB) dual-channel kit
HDD: Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1TB 7200RPM
ODD: Samsung 8x Slim DVD Burner

can anyone recommend a different motherboard, preferably cheaper.
could i change the AMD 8-3870K to a AMD FX 8120 ?. Also is there a cheaper Graphics card out there the MSI one in this build is 110, but my budget is about 50-80 for a graphics card?
any help would be much appreciated ?

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Old 08-04-2012, 02:00 PM   #2
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For the graphics card just keep going down in number (i.e., 7770 > 7750 > 7670 > ...) until you reach you're desired price.

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Old 08-04-2012, 02:22 PM   #3
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what do you plan on doing on the computer?
Intel Core i5 2500K /-\ 32Gb 1600mhz RAM /-\ Asus P8Z68/GEN 3
2x 256Gb Crucial M4 /-\ Crossfire XFX HD Radeon 7950 Black DD
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Old 08-04-2012, 06:11 PM   #4
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don't skimp on the psu, you will regret it. Get a known/trusted brand. my psu went an took the mobo with it.

the fx-4 is nearer your budget the fx-8 is 130. and the mobo for these cpu's.

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