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Old 12-26-2009, 07:42 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Anyone look over the Newegg after Christmas sale email that went out today? Any worthwhile motherboards or processors?

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Old 12-26-2009, 07:48 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Default Re: So, I'm not so good with hardware.

Everytime I look at neweggs site...I always find something that I i only try to look when I really need something.

I have not seen the e-mail, but I am sure there are some good deals.

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Old 12-26-2009, 08:11 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Default Re: So, I'm not so good with hardware. Newegg After-Christmas Sale—don’t miss these deals!

that's the link, I was wondering about some of the boards, good prices it seems.
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Old 12-27-2009, 09:14 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Default Re: So, I'm not so good with hardware.

I knew I should have checked that board after I posted that.. Wasn't sure if it was an AM3 board or not...

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If you're going with AMD, there's no point in going nVidia for the GPU if you want SLI. Most of the AM2+ and AM3 boards only have support for Crossfire and not SLI, so you can go nVidia, but keep in mind you won't be able to SLI. There are a few of them that do support SLI, like the Foxconn Destroyer, but they are a bit more pricey.
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Old 12-28-2009, 12:27 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Default Re: So, I'm not so good with hardware.

Originally Posted by aliasaid View Post
the 9600gt isn't that much better than your 7900gt.
I gotta disagree with that...

9600gt should be leagues ahead of the 7900gt

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