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Old 07-12-2010, 06:06 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 07-13-2010, 08:29 AM   #12 (permalink)
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haha i was just looking at that motherboard and considering ur suggesting it aswell im get that one.. thanks.. processor looks good i7 which is wat i wanted.. graphics card i would hope is good.. :P its radeon which i've heard is good.. umm rams fine.. and yes ill need a case.. something cheap.. lol

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hi, about the power supply. does it matter when model of 850watt power supply i buy?
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no, just buy a name brand that gets good reviews, dont buy a knock off

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cooler master, antec, silverstone, Rosewill and corsair
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no, just buy a name brand that gets good reviews, dont buy a knock off

good brands are:

cooler master, antec, silverstone, Rosewill and corsair
hi what can happen if i dont buy a name brand power supply?

and umm... is it ok once i've chosen everything i want, i post it all up and can u see if it will all work.. from what you've given i worked around them but im looking for better priced stuff that does the same, better or worse(at a LOWER) price..

oh and im in australia so when i said 1500 max i ment australian dollars not US.. soz anywayz yer
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oh another question.. whats better

ATI Radeon? HD 4770 Graphics Specifications
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NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT: supercharge your graphics horsepower with this GPU at the perfect price and performance combination.

sorry about all the questions... but i really do need help.. im not THAT good with computers yer... i read some reviews on them and yer.. idk which one..
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oh another question.. whats better

ATI Radeon? HD 4770 Graphics Specifications
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NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT: supercharge your graphics horsepower with this GPU at the perfect price and performance combination.

sorry about all the questions... but i really do need help.. im not THAT good with computers yer... i read some reviews on them and yer.. idk which one..
The 4770 is better according to the benchmarks I found.
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