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Old 12-17-2008, 10:55 PM   #21
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You can't run Mac OS unless your computer is a Mac not a PC. I was actually going to recommend 4GB regardless because RAM is so cheap nowadays.

Here's some good quality 4GB (2x2GB) 800MHz 5-5-5-18 Corsair for $25 after rebates.
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Old 12-17-2008, 10:57 PM   #22
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My step bro got it running on his pc, but it wasn't very stable. I was going to give it a shot but idk. and for that price I think I might just get 8 gb and max it out, or do you think that's overkill?
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Overkill. That RAM is good quality. I'm running 2 1GB modules as we speak.
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Old 12-17-2008, 11:18 PM   #24
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Alright thanks a lot man, you've been a huge help.
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Old 12-17-2008, 11:30 PM   #25
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No problem. Here to help.
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Old 12-18-2008, 05:02 AM   #26
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My step bro got it running on his pc, but it wasn't very stable. I was going to give it a shot but idk. and for that price I think I might just get 8 gb and max it out, or do you think that's overkill?
Its also good to point out that 32bit vista cant read 8gb of ram, so you would be just wasting money.
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Old 12-18-2008, 06:41 AM   #27
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I don't think I wanna spend that much on a video card. how about this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102770
if you are gonna play at lower resolutions (1280x1024), there is virtually no difference between an 8800GTS and a 4850, and there is a great deal on an 8800GTS here...

enter the promo code and it's $80 shipped, if you're gonna play at higher resolutions, the 4850 would be better...

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You can't run Mac OS unless your computer is a Mac not a PC. I was actually going to recommend 4GB regardless because RAM is so cheap nowadays.

Here's some good quality 4GB (2x2GB) 800MHz 5-5-5-18 Corsair for $25 after rebates.
actually, you can run a MAC OS on a PC, many people have dual boot systems with Windows and OS-X...

and if you want cheap RAM (cheap in price, not quality), here's 4GB (2x2GB) OCZ DDR2 800 for 22 after mail in rebate...
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Old 12-22-2008, 01:42 AM   #28
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hey guys i was getting ready to buy today and i saw this....
http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product...se=&lang=en-US
anyone think this is a better deal?
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hey guys i was getting ready to buy today and i saw this....
http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product...se=&lang=en-US
anyone think this is a better deal?
it would be better, but you would still have to add a video card to the cost, integrated graphics just won't cut it if you plan on gaming...
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what about 64-bit.... i thought 32 was the way to go. can someone explain the difference?
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