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Old 12-05-2004, 12:18 PM   #1
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Hey,
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I'm getting a new computer from velocity micro and i'm having a lot of trouble deciding between two. I will be using the computer for gaming as well as everything else (internet, multimedia, work etc.). I'm getting it totally loaded and they come out with about a $200 price difference, so either way I go won't make a huge difference. One is AMD SLI and the other is Extreme Edition. I'm really stuck between the two and have no clue which one to choose.

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http://www.velocitymicro.com/wizard.php?iid=32

http://www.velocitymicro.com/wizard.php?iid=18

would appreciate it if someone could give me an opinion, thanks!

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Old 12-05-2004, 12:20 PM   #2
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The extreme edition is not worth buying go for the AMD SLi
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Definitely AMD. The price difference is probably because of the processors, as the EE edition of the Intel processor is very expensive. The AMD is cheaper, as well as more powerful. Bang for the Buck, babeh!
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yep i agree wit morpheous the sli rig would be much better for gaming!!!
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Yeah NVIDIAGAMER is right buying the EE would honestly be a ripoff
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thanks, but wouldn't the amd fx-55 cpu be slower than the fastest extreme edition available on the other one?
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Uhhh no. AMD's FX-55 is in my opinion the worlds best gaming processor. AMD, ASUS and nVIDIA took the worlds highest 3DMark05 Benchmark ever (10,000 something).
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ok, you win lol. I'm going with that one
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YAY! Good choice.
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Good you made the right choise
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