Build me a budget gaming rig / HTPC

EricFX1984

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what I have
-a couple hard drives and a 64GB solid state sandforce drive
-power supply (Antec 620watt Neo Eco)
-case
-DVD drive and Blu ray
-Windows 7
-20" Samsung LCD


What I need
-ram
-motherboard and processor
-video card
-true 1080p projector

BUDGET

CHEAP. graphics card under $225, motherboard and CPU both under $300 (as a pair)

YES I will be overclocking. I also would like to buy a CPU that can be unlocked to higher cores if that is still possible

basically I am a HUGE 'Best Bang for Buck' kinda guy

I do not care if it is intel or AMD

If a modern dual core will do the trick then I am open to that even

I mean why get a quad or 6 core if it's going to be a waste of money and energy

I had a Phenom II 555 x2,unlocked to quad @ 3.6Ghz and a gtx460 1GB, this played all my games GREAT...
 
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