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Old 07-31-2007, 12:36 PM   #11 (permalink)
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E4500 performs on par with E6400 which performs as good as 5200+ at stock speeds, but core 2 overclocks better

Newegg.com - ASUS P5K SE LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 Allendale 2.2GHz 2M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail


And don't waste your money on physics card, it would be better to get E6550 instead
Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E6550 Conroe 2.33GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
they should make an e4520 its a good processor, really cheap, just lacks the extra 2mb cache of the 6 series...
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how much more power would e6850 have over an e6550?

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 Conroe 3.0GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
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just the difference in clock speed... just overclock the 2.33ghz e6550 to 3.0ghz
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alright sounds good and is there a good motherboard that can support sli for intel with the NIC?
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evga 680i SLI because its the only one that supports SLi and 1333mhz processors
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I plan on ordering this motherboard now, is this one good or should i look for a cheaper more efficient one?

Newegg.com - EVGA 122-CK-NF68-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
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Agreed with maroon1
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So if i get the motherboard maroon1 recommended, will i have to buy the NIC? or does it already have something equivilent to it?
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It already has a LAN port, so you don't have to worry about it.
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I searched a little more and wouldnt this AMD processor be better then the Intel one? Also its at a lower price.

AMD: Newegg.com - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Windsor 3.0GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor - Retail

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