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Old 03-20-2009, 03:43 PM   #51 (permalink)
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the MOBO and CPU and PSU are all good and will be fine.

go with the XFX if you can.
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Just added RAM to list if you can check that also. Actually here is the link...Newegg.com - G.SKILL 4GB &#40;2 x 2GB&#41; 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 1066 &#40;PC2 8500&#41; Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Desktop Memory
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yes, that ram is pretty good.
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Old 03-20-2009, 04:31 PM   #54 (permalink)
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What is the difference between those two video cards I posted? Its a $20 difference, is it worth it?
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Fir that price you would be better off with a 4870.
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Between those two XFX is clocked lower vs the MSI but offers a lifetime warranty that is transferable should you sell the card later. The MSI is 3 years to the owner. As well, XFX covers OCing as part of their warranty. Only other thing is that as posted the XFX comes with a 4GB usb card while the MSI comes with a copy of call of duty world at war.

Is up to you, if my picks were down to those two I'd get the xfx and OC it out the wazoo.
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^The XFX card also comes with far cry 2.

I would go with XFX because of the lifetime warranty, it's worth the extra money.
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Where does it say MSI comes with COD5?
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Uhhh...nowhere :P I'm drunk, forget it, that was the evga I was looking at. Meant far cry 2.
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The 4870 1GB card is a tad better than the GTX260....however the XFX GTX 260 Black Edition is real close in gaming performance to a GTX280....and it is $199 at the egg right now after rebate.
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