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As a "rookie" DIY'er, I'd hate to spend the $$$'s on components that do not work properly/best! Especially...since, I DONT EVEN HAVE "$$$"-more like-"$"! I am eager to build a "GAMING" system, using the "BEST BANG FOR BUCK" method of shopping. My budget is real tight on this project! However, I am determined to build this machine; capable of handling the "sys.requirements" of today's mainstream level of PC GAMING!...(just enough-to run those FPS/RTS/MMORG (s); that I've ONLY dreamt of experiencing someday)! So, if anyone at all, could/would be kind enough to clue me in, on which of the following hardware components, would be "most suitable" for this SPECIFIC MOBO! Currently, I have only the (obviously) this "list" consists of the 4"NECESSARY"components, to the right of the part name is my budget amount. *CPU/PROCESSOR... <$150.00! *VIDEO CARD... <$150.00! *RAM/MEMORY... <$150.00! *Hard Drive... <$60.00! I'm open to advice, if there are any recommendation(s), or other components that "you" think are beneficial to completing this project...PLEASE!SHARE THEM WITH ME...possibly even go as far creating a complete list of necessary parts to get this baby up and running! In the event that I receive such a "list", submitted in a ez to read format-I'd be willing to offer a "reward" to the person, whose "help" seems most IDEAL for my particular situation!! **after all, isnt there an old proverb or something that goes something like..."YOU SCRATCH MY BACK. I re[PAY] you for it!"** ?!?!anyhow, please and thanx...for any assistance-friendly advice-or-helping handful of knowledge-etc...signed, ~pennyLE$$ & helpless~

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Core2Duo would be nice its Sad your mobo can't support it. Intel P4 960(3.6GHz,4MB) 800FSB is the fastest you can Get $??? Palit 8600gt Sonic is the best vga! $111 2GB of Ram would be Nice buy a Dual Kit! Kingmax and Crucial are a good brand. $124 160GB is enough for Storage Seagate or Excelstor. 62$

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