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New processor/new mobo help

By RUDEBWOY ยท 7 replies
May 2, 2008
  1. well my current board does not support the 45 nm quad so i have to buy a new mobo that does,thats a list of the supported boards that will support my new processor,which should i go with?

    the processor i am getting tomorrow is the q9450...

    my current board is the asus p5n3e sli plus

    i was thinking of getting this board


    or asus told me i can get any one of these..


    my budget is 276 with shipping please help as i want to order it tomorrow and do next day shipping thanks
  2. ChaoticFlame

    ChaoticFlame TS Rookie

    Holy crap that CPU is expensive.
    What are you planning to do with this computer once you get it built?

    RUDEBWOY TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 157

    well its 375 but i gotta pay 400,i am doing video encoding and stuff.
  4. ChaoticFlame

    ChaoticFlame TS Rookie

    The one you're looking at actually looks really nice, I'm not seeing anything immediately that surpasses it in terms of value or features available that's within your price range.

    RUDEBWOY TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 157

    Here is the problem guys,i have no credit card,i use my cousins paypal and my funds are in there and newegg won't ship to uncofirmed addresses,any idea how i can go about getting this board using my paypal funds with my cousins account which i use?

    i want to do next day delivery on it asap also
  6. larrrardintx

    larrrardintx TS Rookie

    Newegg does NOT accept PayPal. Unless you can get yourself a prepaid Debit card quickly, and transfer the funds from Paypal to the card (which I do all the time on my Netspend card) you have no other options.

    Here is a link to Newegg's payment policies:NewEgg Payment Policies
  7. ChaoticFlame

    ChaoticFlame TS Rookie

    That's a lovely link, but the info is wrong. I just did a test with a CD burner on my accout and didn't complete the checkout, but Paypal IS an option.

    That said, I feel kind of shady telling someone how to get a confirmed address on someone else's Paypal account.
  8. ChaoticFlame

    ChaoticFlame TS Rookie

    Hm, I just relized that Newegg also offers a BillMeLater option, (assuming you're 18) this might be perfect for you.

    You complete an application for an account, and it seems to work like a credit card in that approval is based on credit rating and they send you a Billing Statement later.

    i.e. You get your stuff now, and they bill you later.

    Hopefully that would give you enough time to get something worked out with your cousin so that you could use the funds from that paypal account to pay off the bill that you receive.
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