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Old 12-15-2006, 03:03 PM   #1
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Default New build

Hey guys my friend needs a new Mobo, Video Card, and processor.
He is willing to spend $1000 US. OH yea amd by the way..

and maybe 2 gig of ram, he only has one gig right now, but anyway he wants to play the latest games at high settings.

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Old 12-15-2006, 03:12 PM   #2
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Why AMD, ya get alot more for ya money with a core 2 duo at the moment
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Old 12-15-2006, 03:20 PM   #3
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Default Re: New build

i actually just found a good system for him..hows this..


ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce SPP 100 ATX AMD

eVGA 640-P2-N821-AR GeForce 8800GTS 640MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Toledo 2.4GHz Socket 939 Processor Model

Subtotal: $852.97
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i actually just found a good system for him..hows this..


ASUS A8N32-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce SPP 100 ATX AMD

eVGA 640-P2-N821-AR GeForce 8800GTS 640MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ Toledo 2.4GHz Socket 939 Processor Model

Subtotal: $852.97
Weak get this.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814186010

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103751

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131013

$946.97 or ($916.97 After the 30 MIR)

And if you dont like foxcon (i picked it cuz of the MIR)

here is EVGA

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130072
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that would require him to buy new memory too, hes using DDR right now. and the processor is only 2 X 512kb Cache, the other one is 2 X 1MB cache
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Default Re: New build

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Why AMD, ya get alot more for ya money with a core 2 duo at the moment
I agree, a mere $AU250 (Around $US195), can get you a Core 2 E6300, which pwns many AMD X2's right now.
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that would require him to buy new memory too, hes using DDR right now. and the processor is only 2 X 512kb Cache, the other one is 2 X 1MB cache
My bad on the memory, guess he is gonna have to stick with Socket 939.

And you should look at some of the benchmarks with the 3600 vs 3800 (that has 1MB of cache, there is not enough difference to justify the price.
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