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2 years ago#1
I have an ati radeon 4850, a hard drive, a ssd, 4 gb ddr3 1600mhz ram, an earthwatts 650w psu, and an atx case. I need a cheap motherboard and CPU to go with these for some lite gaming (l4d2, telltale games, ps1/ps2 emulation).

Plan on building a whole new computer by the end of 2014 but I need something now as I'm currently computer-less
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2 years ago#2
The relatively old 4850 makes me suspect these are parts you got from an old build, which raises the question: which type of RAM is it? (DDR2 or DDR3)

because if it's DDR2, we're not going to get very far.
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2 years ago#3
They are from an old build, but the old build had a 6950 which I gave to my brother. Everything else is newer than the 4850 and the memory is DDR3.
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2 years ago#4
This all depends on your budget, most of the other specs are irrelevant.
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2 years ago#5
sorry i did forget to include budget

I'd prefer less than $200, but the closer to $100 as possible would be preferable since I only plan on having the computer for maybe half a year.
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2 years ago#6
http://pcpartpicker.com/p/1GWbe

Would that work? I'm not a PC expert, and I've never had an AMD CPU so...

Edit: only 2 memory slots so hopefully its 1x4GB or 2x2GB
2 years ago#7
You could go for the AMD FX-4130 if you want to stay close to that 100 dollar mark.
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