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Old 08-28-2006, 01:34 AM   #21 (permalink)
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If you have a budget of less than $1,100 then you (not you literally) shouldnt expect to get an Uber-gaming computer either. AM2 isnt that much cheaper, and I guarantee that it wont make a huge difference if you have a $1,100 budget, and need to buy a monitor and OS.

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Old 08-28-2006, 04:50 AM   #22 (permalink)
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$1100 budget with monitor and OS does not sound like a gaming system to me

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Old 08-28-2006, 05:27 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Question: Why hasn't AMD broken the 3GHz mark yet? What on EARTH are they waiting for?
why is it a barrier? AMD have made a deliberate choice to avoid 3ghz+ processors. if you'll notice that the P4 Northwood core really didn't go over 3ghz, that is due to problems AMD just simply don't want to bother with. besides AMD have better strategies brewing
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Old 08-28-2006, 12:03 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Okay true true, I give in, it is not an uber gaming machine, but it still is pretty good, I got a build out for 990 with AM2 that my friend wants me to build because he doesnt have cash for conroe, it is his cash, I advised him on Conroe, his choice. =P
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Old 08-28-2006, 12:52 PM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally posted by MrCoffee
$1100 budget with monitor and OS does not sound like a gaming system to me
my system was 1100... so pbbbb

It flies too. I dont care what anyone says lol. Its a gaming machine... 100+ fps maxed in HL2??? Thats gaming my friends...

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