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Old 12-30-2010, 08:59 PM   #1
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Default Fantasy gaming rig.

I see people asking for help putting together a gaming system with a set cost.
How about if money was no issue? But not just putting together the most expensive piece of hardware on your desk, It would have to make sense.

The poll is just for the CPU. I'm curious as to how many people go with AMD vs Intel
what would you do?
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Old 12-31-2010, 03:50 AM   #2
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With an unlimited budget, I'd probably go with four of the 12-core Magny-cours opterons. So AMD I guess. Intel's X5000s seem to be pretty awesome too though.
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Old 12-31-2010, 08:35 AM   #3
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Intel. For a home rig I would take 2 Xeon's on an eVGA SR-2
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Old 12-31-2010, 08:57 AM   #4
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With no limit on budget i'm going with Intel.

Dual X5650 Xeons on an SR-2 board with two GTX 580's, or three.
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intel for me, The servers at my work are comming with the new xeon 8 core CPUs, they are so fast
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