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Old 04-09-2007, 09:30 AM   #11
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I don't plan to do any overclocking nor play any hardcore games really. But I know I could if I wanted to.

Any compatibility problems anyone can think of between those items?
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What are you upgrading from??
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Old 04-09-2007, 09:56 AM   #13
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I don't plan to do any overclocking nor play any hardcore games really. But I know I could if I wanted to.

Any compatibility problems anyone can think of between those items?
no i all looks good , if you arent planning no overclcokign why not get a lower amd dual core likethe 4800 or somethin would save you some money and it would still be good enough

anyways a nice system and a good upgrade from an xp2600 thats for sure
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My 4200+ has done nothing but impressed me, I would get that and maybe invest in a raptor, of if you are eventually going to do some hardcore gaming, a better video card.
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What are you upgrading from??
Athlon XP 2600+, 512 mb ram, GeForce 4 MX 440 gpu
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Wow, I bet you can't wait. I need to upgrade, but I have no money.
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Looks like the X2 6000 is out of stock on Newegg so I've updated the setup a bit, have a look at it and see what you think:

Processor
Intel Core 2 duo E6600:
http://www.newegg.com/product/Produc...82E16819115003

Motherboard
Asus P5B-E LGA 775
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131070

Ram
Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 dual channel 2x1gb sticks
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145590

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

Hard drive
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 500gb
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148136

Let me know what you think, any compatibility problems with this stuff? Which setup do you like better, the first one or the second one? I could always get the X2 6000 processor from someplace else for the first setup, if it isn't sold out everywhere.
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if you like amd try and get an x2 6000 or hows bout a lower x2 anyways nice all round ,
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Looks like a pretty sweet setup to me.
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Yea dude that C2D setup will pwn the amd.

I love amd too and I feel bad saying that about amd, and I have an amd, but I love it, its fast as hell.
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