Making Peace with AMD.

August 27, 2007
1 BIOSTAR GEFORCE 6100-M9 Socket 939 NVIDIA GeForce 6100 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard – Retail
Item #: N82E16813138269Standard Return Policy
$59.99
1 AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Toledo 2.2GHz Socket 939 Processor Model ADA4200DAA5CD – OEM
Item #: N82E16819103053Processors (CPUs) Return Policy
$78.99
1 pqi POWER Series 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Desktop Memory Model MD441GUOE – Retail
Item #: N82E16820141198Memory (Modules, USB) Return Policy
$43.49
1 DISCOUNT FOR COMBO #49760 $-20.00
Subtotal $162.47

The above is from NewEgg and it signifies my re-entry into AMD’s universe. I had sworn off AMD on these pages in a quite angry fashion as two AMD boxes I had built 3 months apart died within 3 months of each other. But with the above purchase, I’m effectively getting a replacement box for an old P4 2.GHZ machine for under $200. Even if this setup only lasts a year, it will have been worth it.  Thanks to Ben’s Bargains for the tip.

Ok, AMD, let’s try to make it work.

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3 Responses to “Making Peace with AMD.”

  1. John Taylor Says:

    Welcome back! Let me know how it goes. JT with AMD

  2. thaed Says:

    That’s pretty cool to get a comment from someone at AMD. Thanks. I should have the stuff from NewEgg by this weekend.


  3. […] recap, I used these parts from New Egg and added a heat sink and power supply I picked up at Micro Center.  I had thought […]


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