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Old 12-31-2007, 05:07 PM   #31 (permalink)
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thanks to Nukem for that pic, I was going to use the AMD Build but then I heard there not up to par with Intel on the Core2Duo so went Intel
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i dont understand why you dont go for the q6600... wait wats your budget again? lol
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No Budget.
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wtf... than why not just go for a quad core :P? q6600 are pretty cheap and apparently they come with lava lamps now ...

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Quad-Core Processor - Retail

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could be cool but I cant order from Newegg since im in Canada and they dont ship here dirty *****es.
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ah, does club it ship to canada?

Just look around for like 50 bucks more u can get a quad core and not only make your system a bit better but it future proofs it a bit also. something u seem intrested in doing.
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whats the plus side of a Quad Core though compared to a Core2Duo...and will I have to buy a special version of XP to run it?

Im thinking going XP Pro
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no... you can run a quad core on xp or vista

Im guessing the plus side would be you have 4 cores instead of 2.... lol

apparently the q6600 oc's nicley
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wont be Vista but it will be XP Pro at least 2gb of ram 2 Cores for sure since I run Folding@Home all the time as a service.
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With Nvidia's current offerings I would not even think of picking up a GTX unless I had money to burn. You'll need a good size monitor if you want to use it to its full potential. G92 8800 GTS is the way to go. Consider grabbing a 500gb 7200.11 32mb cache seagate instead of two 250's
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