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Old 02-24-2011, 05:33 AM   #11 (permalink)
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I don't know of any such site, but you could do what I'm doing which is going here - Intel Motherboard, Intel 478 Motherboard, Asus Motherboard Intel, Intel Core 2 Duo Motherboard, Intel Pentium 4 Motherboard every other day or so and just look at the side filters to see 1155 pop up..

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Old 02-24-2011, 07:14 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Sounds good I'll check it out thanks night fox

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Old 02-26-2011, 06:20 PM   #13 (permalink)
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grab a 6870, 5870 or 6950 for a good gfx card, one card is enough to handle most games on full settings
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Old 02-26-2011, 07:03 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Any brand in particular or doesn't matter?
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Old 02-27-2011, 02:45 AM   #15 (permalink)
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In all honesty, most AMD graphics cards are pretty much the same in terms of hardware regardless of manufacture, so really it comes down to service like warranty and extra goodies. I would personally go with Sapphire or XFX. If you're looking around the low $200 range for a video card look at either a 5870 or 6870. From what I've seen 5870s are slightly faster, but are slightly more expensive and consume more power and release more heat than the 5870s. - XFX HD-587X-ZNFC Radeon HD 5870 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity seems like a good choice after rebate.
The 6870s on Newegg are almost all equally priced, so just search there and find one you like.

If you end up getting a crossfire motherboard you should be able to get another later on down the road when they get even cheaper.

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