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Old 11-08-2007, 05:02 PM   #11 (permalink)
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true.. but the oem one isn't guaranteed g0 stepping...
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some people don't overclock. so i dont' see why they wouldnt use the standard cooler
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Not overclocking a q6600 is blasphemous.
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Not overclocking a q6600 is blasphemous.
hahaha imma have to agree on that one!!!
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i know you people don't wanna burn in antiheaven..... so overclock..because not overclocking is heresy and its blasphemy

check the techies bible!!
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lol i was teaching my friends dad how to overclock the other day.. was blasting up his e6600 and 8800gtx.. i posted the score i got in 3dmark06 w/ it in the 3dmark thread.. lol didnt get to play w/ it much.. and he had 4gigs of ram.. on a 32bit operating system... and not only that.. there was 3 different sticks in there.. 2 matched.. and the other 2, were just completely different.. so i could only take it to 2.7 or soemthing ilke that.. lol
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it's not really clear when it comes to socket F and stuff like that
If your thinking about Quad FX, then forget it. Just wait for Phenom X4. (and thats coming from a DAAMiT fanboy)
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lol.. Quad-FX.. haha...

but you can always use Octo-FX.. get two Phenom x4s.. 9 series i believe?
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Old 11-08-2007, 06:44 PM   #19 (permalink)
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hum...yeah I understand. and so I know what DVI is, :P but I want to know the difference between DVI and DVI-I...is it just cutier? :P

Also, If I purchase things, I'm in canada and I'd be getting my stuff from soho diffusion (SOHODIFFUSION.COM – INFORMATIQUE - ELECTRONIQUE – CANADA’S BEST TECHNOLOGY DEAL)
So then....what cooling should I get?
I want to keep my case if I can, I have an antec sonata II

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Here's what I -thought- would be good.

INTEL CORE 2 QUAD Q6600 STEPPING G0 SLACR Quad Core Processor LGA775 2.40GHZ 1066FSB 8MB
$ 309.99

SILENT-SQUARE
ASUS SILENT SQUARE COOLER SUPPORT INTEL 775 DUAL CORE & ATHLON 64 X 2 DUAL CORE
$ 69.90

IP35 PRO
ABIT IP35 PRO INTEL LGA775 P35&ICH9R DDR2 800 667 PCIEX16 SATA LAN
$ 208.90

TWIN2X4096-6400C5
CORSAIR TWIN2X4096-6400C5 4GB DDR2 2X2GB PC2-6400 DDR2-800 CL 5-5-5-18 240PIN Kit
$ 299.90

EN8800GT/G/HTDP/512M
ASUS EN8800GT/G/HTDP/512 PCIE2 8800GT,512MB DDR3,256BIT DVI-I,HDTV,HDCP
$ 263.90

SH-S183A/BEBN
SAMSUNG S183A DVDRW 18X SATA BLACKBULK
$ 49.90

SONATA III
ANTEC SONATA III FRONT MOUNTED USB eSATA 500W 9 DRIVE BAYS STANDARD ATX
$ 139.90
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looks good.. a Tuniq Tower 120 or a Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme (it needs a fan tho..) are great coolers... also go to NCIX.com or tigerdirect.ca for better deals..
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