Re: Help! Need a computer $800 MAX
Quads would generally last longer.
The 4850 is a great card an should last you a while as it's in the top 6 cards available at the moment.
Asus motherboards are good (i have the p5k) but the biostar is a recommend board as it is good for overclocking and other users have had a good experience using them.
Motherboards don't have fans, motherboards are generally cool and usually only the north/south bridge may be equipped with a medicore heatsink which is usually a block of metal. When you buy a CPU it comes with a stock heatstink and fan, also your case will have fans that are already assembled and just need to be powered (and 1 fan will be inbuilt into the psu)
Your build looks pretty good, and will run all games very high (minus crysis which will still run awesomely)
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