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    processor

    i just need to know a good but kinda cheap processor

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    To go with what amd or intel build. what's your budget???

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    E4300, cheap, fairly future-proof, and overclockable.

    But yeah, i agree with the above post.
    More info please!

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    An E6300 is better, there was a review in this month's CustomPC magazine of the E4300 and they suggested that the £10 difference is not really worth it.

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    Just shows that CustomPC are writing for the general population, and not for the enthusiast sector

    E4300 is easier to overclock (you'll get further on cheaper RAM) so that would be my suggestion

    Otherwise, if you are really on a budget, an AM2 3800+ and a board with inbuilt 6150 graphics could be an option.

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    A lot of E4300s can just be set to 333 FSB and they run at 3GHz without changing anything else.

    Makes their £100 price tag a lot more appealing and you only need DDR667.
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    And a motherboard that's capable of overclocking to 333.

    To the OP, yep, need more information. The Pentium D 805 is a great budget chip for the price.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abeacock View Post
    An E6300 is better, there was a review in this month's CustomPC magazine of the E4300 and they suggested that the £10 difference is not really worth it.
    Dont believe everything you read in magazines!

    From a non-overclocking point of view, they are right, but for overclocking, the E4300 is a winner in my opinion
    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzen View Post
    stupid betond belief.
    You owe it to yourself to click here really.

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    I stand corrected, thanks guys

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