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Old 08-24-2006, 06:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Which one of these combos would be better? I'm building my system mainly for video editting and playing games. I'll be using the AMD Athlon 64 x2 3800+ for my processor.

First Setup
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ASUS Socket AM2
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813131024

Corsair Dual Channel Kit (buying two)
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820145566


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DFI Infinity AM2
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813136015

G.SKILL Dual Channel Kit (again, buying two)
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820231050
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Old 08-24-2006, 07:35 AM   #2 (permalink)
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DFI setup looks better to me.
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I was thinking that also, because of the chipset. The thing I was really wondering about was the RAM, the first MOBO supports a faster speed RAM, would I really notice a difference?
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Not a fan of Via chipsets...go with the DFI
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