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Old 12-15-2007, 01:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N802-A1 GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Newegg.com - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
Newegg.com - Acer AL2216Wbd Black 22" 5ms DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor with HDCP support 300 cd/m2 700:1 - Retail

Alright, here is the CPU im getting. Newegg.com - AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ Windsor 3.0GHz 2 x 1MB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Dual-Core Processor - Retail

So whats a good MOBO for this that wont break the bank ?



EDIT: Also a PSU to power all my newly purchased glory (Doesn't need to be SLI capable, I won't run SLI for a long time)
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eVGA 590 or M2N-SLI Deluxe

but I'd consider getting the 5000+ Black Edition Brisbane instead... its a bit slower but it runs cooler, consumes less power, and has unlocked multiplier, so increasing it once gets it on par with a 6400+
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it seems you are a gamer
i highly suggest getting an Intel C2D if you would like more frames and overall better system performance
the 6000+ is ordinarily for someone who wants to stick with AMD
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thats the thing with overclocking...if you don't overclock then AMD are better for the money however Intel C2D chips are AMAZING overclockers and where the real value lies.
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eVGA 590 or M2N-SLI Deluxe

but I'd consider getting the 5000+ Black Edition Brisbane instead... its a bit slower but it runs cooler, consumes less power, and has unlocked multiplier, so increasing it once gets it on par with a 6400+

Yeah, i keep hearing that I should get the 5000+ Black Edition.

I decided to step up mobo's, because honestly with the rest of the stuff im getting, and how im going to be using this PC, the mobo I had in mind just wasn't on par. I figured I might as well get a good one, and one day when im more confident in my ability (Im really afraid to do this) i'll be able to OC it. Im just concerned i'll kill my PC or something, im not that computer savvy Also I wouldn't be OC'ing it right away, because then id need to invest some money in cooling, and this PC is really breaking the bank so far.
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i highly suggest getting an Intel C2D if you would like more frames and overall better system performance
the 6000+ is ordinarily for someone who wants to stick with AMD
Yea, I stopped gaming for a few years when I played WoW exclusively (Was a hardcore raider) and you don't need too much PC to run that. But this pc is primarily for work actually, im studying to become a sound engineer and i'll be running pro-tools, recording and mastering top quality CD's on this pc... But since I needed something powerful, I figured I might as well throw in a card and game, its cheaper then a PS3/Xbox 360.


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thats the thing with overclocking...if you don't overclock then AMD are better for the money however Intel C2D chips are AMAZING overclockers and where the real value lies.
Again, im kinda a wuss in this area, afraid to OC because my brother tells me you can damage your PC doing it, he is much more knowledgeable then me in PC's and he's afraid to do it himself, so as of now, id like a higher quality mobo, with the ability to OC if I do decide to in the future.
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then the boards i recommended are fine..
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Awesome, thank you guys very much.

Last thing I need would be a PSU (not SLI capable, cant afford that) hows this ? Newegg.com - Rosewill RP500-2 ATX12V v2.01 500W Power Supply 115/230 V CSA, UL, TUV, FCC - Retail
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this is a nice deal and you get 10 more 12V amps, much better efficiancy, and Active PFC
Newegg.com - Rosewill Stallion Series Dual Ball Bearing FanRD550N-2DC-SL-SLV ATX V2.2/SSI, EPS 12V 550W Active PFC Power Supply-SLI Ready, Auto Switching/90-264V UL, FCC, Chormed - Retail
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