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Old 03-30-2008, 07:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: $500 budget build with quad

well phenmos imo suck...so i think the intel setups good.

the amd setup wud be cheaper but i think intel is the right way to go.
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For the love of god at least find a good used 7600gt or 6800gt or something other than the 8400gs...

Any of the older generation cards will rape it.
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get even a 6800gs roughly on par with an 7600gt
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hes never going to game so it doesnt matter.
plus hed rather get a new card.
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