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Old 02-07-2008, 11:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Wow thanks for all that help; however i have done a little research and i do believe that this would be a better motherboard. But what is better for gaming? Intel or AMD? Asus M3A32-MVP Deluxe WiFi-AP Motherboard - AMD 790FX, Socket AM2+, ATX, Audio, PCI Express 2.0, CrossFireX Ready, WiFi, Gigabit LAN, SPDIF, USB 2.0, Firewire, eSATA, RAID M3A32-MVP-DEL-WF at TigerDirect.com
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Old 02-07-2008, 11:41 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Intel seems to be pulling away, but everybody has their opinion.
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Old 02-07-2008, 11:45 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Yeah thats what i thought.
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Old 02-08-2008, 01:20 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Wait for the new Quad cores coming out soon if you are just looking around at the moment. If u want something now go with the E8400 or the Q6600. Both overclock very well, especially if you go for a good heatsink like the Tuniq Tower.

The 8800 GTS (G92) is an amazing card for the money. I believe it's in the top 3 on all of the benchmarks I have seen (for gaming that is.) I just got one with my new build last week and it runs Crysis on Very High settings at around 25-30 FPS. It absolutely demolishes everything else.

I have yet to OC my Q6600, but I don't really see the point right now considering it's handling everything I throw at it without any issues at all.
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Old 02-08-2008, 06:31 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Okay i will look into that thanks
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Old 02-08-2008, 06:47 PM   #16 (permalink)
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no budget? get dell's crystal
hate Dell? Love their Crystal ;)

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Old 02-09-2008, 10:50 AM   #17 (permalink)
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this is what I'd recommend for $1,000 because, its a common budget these days:

q6600
Abit IP35-e
8800gt (or hd3870)
Corsair 520hx
Crucial Ballistix 2gb Kit
Tuniq Tower 120 (people here complain about noise, but as I've never used one I wouldn't know, but you can always get another quite, but powerful one to replace the original)
add: Hard Drive, Case and Optical Drives that you like
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