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I'm looking to build my first rig and would like a detailed guide and also some advise on component parts. I can't afford a killer machine.Just something that would let me fold steady and would be upgradable in the future. May $500-600 range. I know I could probably get a ready made one off the shelf, but I am probably going to be retiring in a few years and will need a hobby or go crazy.

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Hi Blues! Would be happy to have you join our little folding team. Within that range, I would think an AMD cpu would be best but I don't have a lot of experience on what would be best for folding. CB, Guns, Muttunhuner, MichaelB et al.....what are you thoughts on components?

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AMD rig > best for Folding under Linux but good all around performance in Windows...

Mobo > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128509

CPU > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819113284

RAM > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231615

Video Card > http://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=ZT-560TIOC

 

That nets $711.46

This CPU would save ya' $40 > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103961

and a lesser kit of RAM would save some $50 > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820231455

 

 

I have the FX-8120 and it's a good CPU and like Tx says it Folds better under Linux.

 

 

 

 

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Thanks guys for the input. I know nothing about Linux so I'd probably go with Windows. The components CB listed looks pretty good to me. Heck I might even use that one for everyday and put the one I'm using to folding.

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