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Old 07-31-2007, 12:09 AM   #11 (permalink)
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thanks i dont usually do wish lists so i have no clue how to make them public
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oh thanks! that's great with all the links right there



only problem was: MSI K9N4 Ultra-F Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 500 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

the rating for that was in the 30s?
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Old 07-31-2007, 12:20 AM   #13 (permalink)
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its a budget board but it will do well for what hes going to be doing
its rated 4 stars with 40 votes which isnt bad

but either way dont trust newegg reviews they are crap and people on there dont know **** for the most part
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thanks, so should I go with the one peter posted since it has all the links? I checked out the others and pretty neat stuff...i just want to get most bang for buck under 1k


also, should I use XP on this or give in and go Vista?
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its a budget board but it will do well for what hes going to be doing
its rated 4 stars with 40 votes which isnt bad

but either way dont trust newegg reviews they are crap and people on there dont know **** for the most part
agreed, when i saw a review for an e6700 and the reviewer compared it to a Pentium D..... now thats CRAZYTALK!!!!
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What is the difference between the 7600GT and GS?
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What is the difference between the 7600GT and GS?
A GT is the overclocked version of the GS. In the 7600's case, the GS uses DDR2 memory, while the GT uses GDDR3 memory.
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A GT is the overclocked version of the GS. In the 7600's case, the GS uses DDR2 memory, while the GT uses GDDR3 memory.
pretty much it...
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And what in the heck is the difference between GDDR2 and 3 memory?
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GDDR3 consumes less power and produces less heat than DDR2, so it allowed for higher speed memory clocking.
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