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Old 12-22-2007, 06:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Another ''What should i choose'' thread

Well, as some of you may know i make one of these posts every 3 or 4 months simply because im bad at makeing decisions, and its near christmas and i get money

Here it goes, which of these should i get:


Put my E6850 on ebay and buy a Q6600
Put my 8800GTS 320MB Overclocked on ebay and buy a 512MB 8800GTS (or GT ?)
Buy some good ram (130 worth) and overclock my E6850
Buy a new good case because mine is crap (the front is bendy and its f-ugly)
Buy a 750GB hard drive because my 200GB is to small

Or anything else, my specs are as follows:

Acasa Zen case
E6850 @ 3Ghz
2GB 667mhz generic ram
BFG OC2 8800GTS 320
Hiper Type-M 550W PSU
P35C-DS3R
Western Digital 200GB

Any other reccomendations welcome !
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Old 12-22-2007, 06:42 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Get some RAM and a new case. You can get 2GB of extremely good overclocking RAM for next to nothing now. The Antec 900 is a brilliant case that you should consider buying.

You can also consider getting a 500GB hard drive and JBODing it with your current HD for 700GB of storage for a very low price.
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Default Re: Another ''What should i choose'' thread

Yes, but im still confused as how i power all them fans when i only have 2 fan slots on my mobo. I know i can use my powersupply, but noone told me how
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The fans are molex compatible. They cant plug into the mobo, they only work with a direct connection to the PSU. There is a three speed switch on the fan itself to change the RPM.
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Ooo... i hope i have enough molex's. It wont run out of power will i ?
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It will be fine. Fans dont take up alot of power.
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ya they're usually between 2-6 watts apiece
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try overclocking your e6850 for now....

and ram isn't expensive. I just bought 2gb of 6400 Ballistix from the states for 33 quid shipped on ebay.

And there's another guy who always sells them for 36 shipped.
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looking at your specs i cant see why you want to do a major upgrade to be honest!
I cant see you noticing any difference between a 3ghz E6850 and a 2.4 Q6600.
If you can only do one of the above from the list id do the case.
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dude. buy some cheap ballistix and overclock...I can point you to somewhere where you can get 2gb of 6400 for 36-37 quid shipped. If you're interested pm me
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