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Old 04-08-2007, 10:25 PM   #1
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I saw this stuff on Newegg and I'm thinking about upgrading, let me know what you guys think about this stuff:

Processor:
AMD 64 X2 6000:
http://www.newegg.com/product/Produc...82E16819103773

Motherboard:
Asus M2N-Sli Deluxe:
http://www.newegg.com/product/Produc...82E16813131013

Hard Drive
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320gb sata 3.0gb/s:
http://www.newegg.com/product/Produc...82E16822148140

Memory
Mushkin extreme performance ddr2 800 2gb dual channel:
http://www.newegg.com/product/Produc...82E16820146108

Video card
XFX GeForce 7600GT 256mb:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150185

I know the video card is old and that isn't an issue with me. I'm not a pc gamer and that video card will play any of the games I might want to play.

So what do you think?
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what do you want to do with that PC
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It's going to be my main pc, internet, music, media, a game every now and then.
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Why not go intel?
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YA for the price of that AMD you could an E6600
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Why not go intel?
Because I like AMD, and the X2 6000 equals the E6600 and even beats it at some stuff.
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wat r u talking about
the intel core 2 duo e6300 kicks amds highest prossesors ass pluse they over clock amazingly trust me go for the intel core 2 duo ull be glad u did pluse quad core is on its way and on one 1 cpu not 2 different chips like amd(witch means lots of lag and boddel neck)
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intel quad cores have been out for a while. and having 2 chips is probably better because the cpus will have less heat if you have 2 coolers on 2 seperate cpus.

if you dont plan on overclocking then the amd 6000+ is good but might be overkill unless you plan to play a lot of modern games which you dont. id look into the 4800+ class unless you have a lot of money to spare
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I feel both are good CPUs. That Athlon X2 6000's aging architecture slightly turns me off. I like the cooler running E6600 better and it does have excellent overclocking potential. I'm not big on OCing, but I hear it can go up to 3.5Ghz easily!!!!
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Yeah, it can. Mine's at 3.4 I think, been under full load for a few days now and is steady at 50*C with a Tuniq Tower.
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