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Old 12-21-2008, 01:14 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Well if you want upgrade room, that 650tx is quite a steal (usually sells for $100+) but the 380w EA is sufficient
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k umm 650tx , i will check it out and see if its anygood.. Ill use the 380w also

EDIT: just found out that 650tx was a psu .. nvm lol

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GIGABYTE GV-R467D3-512I Radeon HD 4670 512MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16

Antec Earth Watts 380W PSU

OCZ SLI-Ready 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)

BIOSTAR TForce TP45HP LGA 775 Intel P45 ATX Intel Motherboard

Intel Pentium E5200 Wolfdale 2.5GHz 2MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor

The last question i have is if i can OverClock this ... Also , im pretty sure this will work , if it wont please tell

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It'll OC, but you better have an expert help you with it.. or you might end up frying your CPU or GPU by overdoing it
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hehe k ill prob wont , i dont really even know anything about this stuff... i just know OC makes itt go faster..Thanks
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well welcome to the games, if you wanna overclock your best bet is too starting reading up on the very basics and to find someone you know who's considerably computer hardware savvy and they could help you.

Also, the OCZ ram kit is a good buy, rock steady reliable.

On a side note I'm glad New Egg finally has the 7750 x2 in stock I've been waiting for it so I could at least cheaply upgrade my bottle necking 5600+
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hehe k ill prob wont , i dont really even know anything about this stuff... i just know OC makes itt go faster..Thanks
hey minico, i was in the same boat as you about 2 months ago
check out my built thread. I knew nothing about computers
but here i am typing on my new built computer

I overclocked it from 2.8 to 3.2
and its stable. I really like my setup, cost me about 400-500 but I bought alot of stuff from freinds and such

gl
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256 bit 9600 GSO? If the GSO's are gimped 9600 GT's, yet are give a 256 bit bus width. Doesn't that mean all it requires is a decent core and memory overclock to perform on par or outperform the 9600 GT's?
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256 bit 9600 GSO? If the GSO's are gimped 9600 GT's, yet are give a 256 bit bus width. Doesn't that mean all it requires is a decent core and memory overclock to perform on par or outperform the 9600 GT's?
Ya pretty much..

If you also find a 9600GSO 768mB GDDR3, it already beats the 9600GT
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The 9600gso/8800gs is more of a crippled 8800gt since it has 96 stream processors while the 9600gt only has 64.

It was kind of pointless for nvida to release two cards that have such close performance and prices.
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