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Old 04-28-2008, 08:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - EVGA 384-P3-N853-AR GeForce 8800GS Superclocked 384MB 192-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
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Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3L LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX All Solid Capacitor Intel Motherboard - Intel Motherboards
Newegg.com - Intel Pentium E2180 Allendale 2.0GHz 1MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - CPUs / Processors

so I already got the power supply a rosewill 550w. I will figure out the case later. I was mainly wondering what you think of the build. I will update the cpu later when I step up the 8800gs. O that card is eligible for step up right?

Side note is there a decent sli mobo for that price range? Because I think 8800gs would kill it in sli for my 226bw
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theres the 650i but it blows at overclocking. Just stick with the 1 8800GS and see how it does for ya.
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get a better card if you can afford it. like atleast a 512 8800gt or a 9600gt
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Well I was thinking, "hey I will get this and in 3 months get the 8800gt with the step up program." I don't know that is twice as much. I mean later, I will go 8800gt and q6600 or e8400? It would be cool to sli two 8800 gs's and kill the 8800gt but o well. Would my rosewill ap-600x be able to handle sli anyways? and plus the 9600gt isn't that much better then this card, (really only shines with aa). One last thing this is the cooler you guys recommend right? Newegg.com - XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler - CPU Fans & Heatsinks
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