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Old 03-16-2009, 07:59 AM   #119
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Originally Posted by Char Ell View Post
I definitely like the price point on the Phenom II X3's.

Don't plan on playing any games on this system. The only reason I want to go with NVIDIA 9300 is because it seems to consume significantly less electricity than the 790 GX according to this Anandtech report. Otherwise the two seem to be comparable in overall performance.
Low power AM2 folder with onboard nv GPU... cant beat this atm:
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- Socket AM2 HTT 3000 MHz AMD® Opteron™ with HyperTransport Technology
- AMD Phenom, Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64 (CPU ≤ 65W)
- NVIDIA GeForce 8200 mGPU (MCP78S) single chipset supports DirectX 10 / PureVideo HD
- 1 * 240-pin DIMM Sockets for unbuffered Dual DDR2 800 SDRAM up to 2 GB
- Support 4 * SATA-2 Devices with RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5 Functions
- Realtek ALC883 8-Channel Azalia HD Audio CODEC
- Advanced 3-Phase PWM Design W / OC-CON Capacitors
- Support 1080i / 1080p / HDCP / Blu-Ray HD DVD playback
- Dual Gigabit LAN / Dual Display / Dual Core Supported
- 1 * 32-bit PCI Slots
- 2 * Ultra DMA 133 / 100 / 66 IDE Devices Supported
- 1 * VGA / 1 * DVI / HDMI 1.3 Ready / SPDIF out
http://www.jetwaycomputer.com/NC62K.html



put in in a lovely mimi-itx case by www.aywun.com and you're all set

There are mini-itx boards touting 9300, but intel flavour only atm(they also have pcie x16!)

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