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Question about choosing processor

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  • Started 8 years ago by Digitalmohsin
  • Latest reply from mickeyblue
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Posts: 3

hi all,
guys, i have a limited budget so i want to try the following thing:

Mobo: intel DP45SG
Processor: E8400 or Pentium-D @3.0Ghz and 4mb Cache
HDD: 320 GB WD Cavair
Casing: Cooler Master Elite 334
RAM: Kingston DDR3 1333 2x1GB
MSI 9800GT OC (Already Bought)
PSU: 460Watt Cooler Master
if i put Pentium-D then this rig comes in my budget but if i buy e8400 it goes beyond so plz tell what problems can happen if i use pentium D in this kind of system?

Posted 8 years ago
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The Pentium is hot and no good for gaming - plus it is really a "discontinued" item. Other than that it is probably the best you can find for the money.

Posted 8 years ago
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i would suggest the core 2 Duo E6600, its cheap and its a great CPU with 4mb cache.

Posted 8 years ago

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