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Old 01-27-2006, 07:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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you cant have 1.5 GB with dual channel
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Old 01-27-2006, 08:12 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I agree 4gigs of ram is kinda stupid and a waste of money.

Intel vs AMD can be argued all day long which im not going to even say what i prefer cause I have used both and both are honestly good decisions. If your going Dual Core however i would go AMD unless you feel like spending 1000 dollars on the top Intel dual core which is pretty nice . If you think you might overclock then i would go with amd as well.
I can get an intel 3.8 ghz pentium D dual core for 300 about.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...C-PRICEGRABBER

it is a 800 mhz FSB though which is kinda disapointing, but I shoulden't really notice that and I could upgrade later when the price drops some. But this still dosen't mean I am definatly getting the Intel, I am a prefectionist so I'll probobly spend a while reaserching.
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Old 01-27-2006, 08:37 PM   #13 (permalink)
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lol the FSB is a deceptive figure since the RAM that you will probably buy will be 533 MHz tops
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Old 01-28-2006, 02:11 PM   #14 (permalink)
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ok so then is this fine

Procesor:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...C-PRICEGRABBER

Motherboard:
http://newsite.pagecomputers.com/sto...ct%5Fid=825094
http://supermicro.com/products/mothe.../955/PDSG4.cfm

I went ahead and addedc the spec sheet since the first one doesn't have one.


edit...
after looking at some articles that actualy did have comparasins mainly
http://www.gamepc.com/labs/view_cont...axville&page=1
I think I might have to change my mind about going intel.
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