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Old 02-21-2006, 03:25 PM   #11
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Default Re: The $800 Challenge...can you do better?

My AMD Thunderbird runs VERY VERY hot on stock cooling 60 It an there isent even any high performace parts.
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Old 02-23-2006, 04:52 PM   #12
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Default Re: The $800 Challenge...can you do better?

Any other thoughts about my choices?...

If I went the AMD route, exactly what would be comparable?
As far as I can tell there arent many AMD Sli compatible MB's out there...can someone point me to a good one?

The video card needs to go for under $200...I'm now leaning toward a 6800GS. Seems to be good value for the buck.

Any input would be highly appreciated,.

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Old 02-24-2006, 12:03 AM   #13
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Default Re: The $800 Challenge...can you do better?

well in amd terms the 3200+ is about a P4 3GHz but keep in mind the amds overclock like crazy so u can get it way faster, have a look at the ASUS socket 939 boards theyre pretty good or better yet DFI boards, the 6800GS is a very good card i highly recommend it
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