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Old 08-04-2008, 10:34 AM   #1
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Default 1500$ budget computer

What do you think or suggest?

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Old 08-04-2008, 04:08 PM   #2
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great build man you should get a tuniq tower 120 instead.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835154001
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step down from the E8500 and get the E8400. With that savings you can get a 4870 which will blow away a 9800.

E8400: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115037
4870: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161236
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get a PCP&C power supply or a seasonic.
grab a Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme heatsink
everything else looks great.
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or sli some 9600s for the price of the 4 series or 9 series that would be sweet!
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Old 08-05-2008, 02:33 AM   #6
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thank you for your ideas!
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step down from the E8500 and get the E8400. With that savings you can get a 4870 which will blow away a 9800.

E8400: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115037
4870: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161236
meh, I would say keep the E8500 (only $20 difference), but yeah, still step up to the 4870...
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