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Old 03-03-2007, 10:02 PM   #21 (permalink)
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where the computer is going to be (my basement) is really really cold. i mean, my hands are basically frozen as i type this. however, i agree that it could be a good idea to get an aftermarket heatsink, but i want to see how it does on stock first. besides, if i can squeeze out 2.7-3.0 on stock, i can wait it out.

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Old 03-03-2007, 10:56 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Get E6300 and OC it!!!

Maybe save some money and get a 8800GTX

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Old 03-03-2007, 11:23 PM   #23 (permalink)
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i think i'll stick with what i got. i went down from the e6600 to the e6400 for the same reason. i am just going to overclock to get the same type of performance.
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Old 03-11-2007, 10:05 PM   #24 (permalink)
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ok guys, i thought i'd treat you to some photos of my new system. the pictures are big, but what the hey, its worth it.

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Old 03-11-2007, 10:40 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Old 03-12-2007, 12:01 AM   #26 (permalink)
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eww XMS2...i just lost my appetite lmao.

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