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motherboard and cpu under $200?

by DeathDude1812 / December 20, 2013 8:26 AM PST


i'm trying to find a good motherboard and cpu combo/ bundle. but, i only have $200....

so here is a challenge for you guys: find a combo/ bundle of a motherboard and cpu under $200. think this is easy? well no. i have looked for a long time and i can't find a good one.

here are some restrictions: reliable site/ company, ships to canada/ canadian company, has to be compatible with the graphics card Rateon HD 5450, preferably an ATX/ATI motherboard. if an ATX/ATI is impossible then micro is also ok.

this is a hard challenge, i know because i tried finding something like this.

thanks to anyone who decides to help!

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can't edit this?
by DeathDude1812 / December 20, 2013 9:33 AM PST

well. im going to a different forum... lol

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There is an edit button.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 20, 2013 9:40 AM PST
In reply to: can't edit this?

It only shows when you preview your post.

But let's say you want to remove a post and try again. In most cases you alert your post then ask for removal. Tadah!

The discussion about editing after a posting is well done. For all the reasons given before I don't expect this to change.

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Maybe this
by Bob__B / December 21, 2013 3:28 AM PST
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i was shown something similar
by DeathDude1812 / December 21, 2013 5:17 AM PST
In reply to: Maybe this

this is what was recommended to me on another forum.

"PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor ($121.75 @ Vuugo)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard ($89.99 @ Memory Express)
Total: $211.74
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-12-20 20:56 EST-0500)"

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Oh, I wouldn't buy from them
by James Denison / January 1, 2014 11:16 PM PST

they send people out to ask leading questions, and then come back with the recommendation.

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