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Old 10-17-2007, 03:16 PM   #1
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Default New Build - comments please

I've finally decided to take the plunge and go for a new build. Here are the specs:

Intel E6850 3GHz Core 2 Duo Processor, 1033MHz FSb
ASUS Striker Extreme 680i
WD SATA HDD, 500GB x2
Corsair 2GB RAM, DDR2 800MHz
nVIDIA 8800 Ultra 768MB
Antec 900 - gaming case with 200mm Top Fan
Enermax Galaxy 850W PSU
(DVD-ROM and DVD-RAM drives, but I haven't decided on which model yet.)


Vista Ultimate and Office 2007

Total Cost: 1600


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Old 10-17-2007, 03:44 PM   #2
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Default Re: New Build - comments please

hmm personally id go for the Q6600 but i guess thats personal choice quad cores will definatel be the future its just are they really practicat with todays programes ? an ongoing debate.

but the rest looks good
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Old 10-17-2007, 03:59 PM   #3
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Default Re: New Build - comments please

Actually, having looked at this, I think I will go for a Q6600. I have this one in mind. What does the G0 Stepping mean?

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Old 10-17-2007, 04:03 PM   #4
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Default Re: New Build - comments please

G0 is the version of the processor. Currently, G0 is the latest version of it. It runs a little cooler than previous versions, so it overclocks better.
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Old 10-17-2007, 04:56 PM   #5
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Cool, thanks for that.
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