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Old 09-30-2006, 02:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi there, i'm going to build a new computer and i've got everything together i just can't choose between mobo's and vcards. Looking for some help or suggestions
Here is what i'm looking at:
DFI Infinity
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136015
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EPoX
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813123004

And these are the two vcards i'm stuck between:
eVGA Nvidia:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130062
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POWERCOLOR ATI:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814131024
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Old 09-30-2006, 02:53 AM   #2 (permalink)
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For the Video Card; get the 7600GT eVGA for the extra money. It runs excellent and plays alot of games.

The DFI motherboard has much better reviews, and is 64-bit compliant, while the EPox isn't 64-bit. Plus i haven't heard that name.
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Old 09-30-2006, 02:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks. Those are the two i was leaning twards. Just wasn't sure Cuz someone told me that the DFI is just an overpriced basic board
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Anyone else have any say on the matter?? Anymore help??
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Old 09-30-2006, 02:39 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The 7600GT is faster.

I would also look into the Asus M2N-E - it has a heatpipe for the chipset cooling.

DFI is also good. You shouldn't get EPOX.
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Old 09-30-2006, 03:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Isn't the m2n about $140? i'm on a budget to build a good computer for under $800. thats why i am looking into those two mobo's
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Old 09-30-2006, 04:31 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I have a DFI board, and I have yet to find any flaws in it, but I can't say too much, 'cause it's in my gaming PC, and I don't do too much gaming these days.
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Well i think i'm gonna go with that DFI heard many good things about it except that the chipset gets hot. So, I think I will be looking for an aftermarket cooler. Anyone have any suggestions?
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DFI Infinity is not the board that you hear the hype about. It is just the 'Asrock of ASUS' in a sense.

For AM2 I would go for an ASUS. They seem to be most hopeful for this socket so far.
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I've heard many bad things about the M2N board or maybe just problems in the bios though and i can't afford to upgrade past that
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