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Old 11-09-2006, 09:52 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Old 11-09-2006, 11:10 PM   #22 (permalink)
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EVGA NF680i Motherboard SLI S775 ATX for Intel C2E C2Q C2D $249.99

Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 Conroe 2.4GHz LGA 775 Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115003 $312.99

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XFX PVT80FSHF9 GeForce 8800GTX 768MB 384-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card $659.99

Western Digital Raptor X WD1500AHFD 150GB 10,000 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM $229.99 ($199.99 after $30.00 Mail-In Rebate)

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Old 11-09-2006, 11:25 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Talk about overkill for eve....

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Old 11-09-2006, 11:33 PM   #24 (permalink)
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when it comes to the X6800 i think it is pointless to get.

you wont see a performance difference between it and the e6600 which is a third of the price
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Old 11-10-2006, 05:39 AM   #25 (permalink)
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Old 12-03-2006, 10:01 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Ok so... I have heard recently that EvE is having trouble with dual core processors and the dev's are not going to have a permanent fix for this for quite some time. So... this changes things a bit... one thing I would like to know is what the equivalent to the pentium dual core is with an AMD processor. Also why are more people on the new pentium than AMD? Secondly I would like to know of the best single core pcu and a possible build with that. I am still looking over all of the threads. I want this build to be a monster. I have taken all advice into account. Thank you for the wealth of information up to this point...

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Old 12-03-2006, 11:32 AM   #27 (permalink)
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ok heres a benchy for cpus. Now before you jump to the conculsion that the fx-60 is better, the conroes are overclocking monsters. The chart only measures them on stock. I have my e6600 on 3.3ghz air...most ppl are getting 3.4 to 3.6 on air. As far as single core...i guess the amd opteron would be a good choice, but a dual core will be more future proof.

heres an article on conroe overclocking just so you can get an idea .
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Old 12-03-2006, 11:39 AM   #28 (permalink)
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okay dude, heres the deal even if that game eve had problems running on both core. It would still be awsome if it used only one core. I dont see the point in aiming a cmputer this expensive at ONE game. That is stupid, becuase by the time you get it all thougt out and build eve will be a thing of the past.

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Old 12-03-2006, 12:27 PM   #29 (permalink)
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go with the e6600 with your budget it would be stupid to go with the 6800 or the kentsfield. You'll get more performance of the 8800gtx or maybe sli'd 8800gtx.

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