Mom might buy me a motherboard for my birthday present. Will she buy it before my birthday or close to my birthday? If closer to my birthday, I’ll be waiting until almost the end of the month. But I don’t want to read the reviews that say it isn’t as good as the leaks. It’ll still smoke an Intel i3 6100.
I’ll change out my motherboard, if it involves getting a 16 thread CPU for under 400 bucks. The CPU is, after the motherboard, it’s $430. Less then Intel.
Anyone want to buy a Intel i3 6100 and a ASRock Intel motherboard? The latch on the first PCIe x16 slot is broken, but it still works. You can have the Cooler Master Masterair Pro 3 too. It might work on AMD. But the CPU comes with a cooler.
Yup, there’s an upgrade kit according to their site. How hard is it to install on AMD? And Amazon doesn’t sell the upgrade kit. Neither does Newegg. The cooler it comes with might be better anyways.
Thermaltake CL-P039-AL12BL-A Contac Silent 150W INTEL/AMD with AM4 Support 120mm PWM CPU Cooler is cheap, and easy to install. Is it better then the stock cooler? Says it supports up to 150W Intel CPU. Should be better then. Take 50 bucks out of my savings, and buy a better cooler.
Or use the one it comes with.
I don’t overclock, so it might be pointless paying for a cooler. But it might cool better, that means it’ll last ten years, instead of five. Water cooling might accomplish that.
Take a hundred or so out of savings, and buy a better case. Then I don’t have to remove the Intel motherboard, just everything else.
Oh yeah, I should order a magnetic screwdriver too. Newegg had one. That’ll make screwing the motherboard in easier. Knew I should of ordered it.
Another international seller, was about to buy a magnetic screwdriver kit on eBay. You know, because if you try to pay with your card, it warns you.
And Amazon has it for a little more. All the same, just a different brand and/or color on some of them.
How do you break a screwdriver bit? I might find out.
I removed the Intel processors from my wishlist, so I don’t accidentally buy one of them.
More of an AMD fanboy then Intel. I have an AMD video card too, slightly better then the NVIDIA 970 I had, I sold it. The new card was only 200 bucks. If you like spending 1k on one part, be an Intel fanboy.