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Today only. Newegg has the AMD FX-4100 Quad-Core Asus SuperCombo for $250 with free shipping. Includes:

  • AMD FX-4100 Quad-Core 3.6GHz, 8GB DDR3 1600, AVG Anti-Virus
  • ASUS M5A78L-M MB, DIYPC Mini Tower, Rosewill 400W PSU

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      Casecutter Ben's cred: 1499
      Posted 8:28 am PDT 10/9/12

      It's priced a little high... say $25 to much, but somewhat all tolerable stuff.

      Sure that case is chincy, but nice enough looking. I can't say I've come across it before and with no Eggviews it's probably fairly recent to Egg. The mobo is satisfactory, while paring it with the FX-4100 exhibits somewhat of a conundrum... it works. While the memory is nice (too nice?) I don't know how compatible it will be. Yes, using an FX CPU provides supports up to DDR3 1866MHz, but don't know if 1.65V won't present some manual settings. The 400W Stallion is nice enough for such a build, but I'd want two fans with that case just to provide it with plenty of cool air.

      Any way I look at it... I'd want to upgrade with some discrete graphics. The max that PSU should be pared with is say the 7750, even a 7770 would put a strain on it. As the bases for great child's machine start with a 6670 DDR3, and rudimentary 3D games aren't a problem. Although as an entry gaming machine with 1680x, later get better PSU and them something like a 7850 1Gb on the cheap should make a pre-teen happy.

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