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Old 03-11-2008, 09:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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k so i have a couple options, i want to be able to overclock, and have a fun cpu, (lol?) so yeah. I don't really need the best of the best, and prolly have a budget of around 400 for a cpu and mobo. So here are the two things I'm considering at the moments:

1.
Q6600
-need help with a mobo-
tuniq tower (or other suggestions)

2.
e21xx/e2200
Gigabyte ds3l
tuniq tower (or other suggestions)

3.
e8400
-insert good mobo here-
tuniq tower

so which is the best for me and also need help with a mobo for a q6600 if i go with that, also the 8400.

with mobo's i won't need sli/crossfire, i just want an extremely solid mobo that doesn't look bad and has the best overclocking options without going overboard on price. thanks
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1- go with a good gigabyte p35, also for hs/f a TRUE w/ a fan
2- I say go higher
3- abit quad gt x38 for the e8400. also TRUE w/fan.

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Default Re: what upgrade should i do?

ok, so here's a revised listing of possibilities

1.
Q6600
Gigabyte Ds3l/ds3r/ds4 (which one is best for overclocking/price ratio)
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2.
e21xx/e2200
Gigabyte ds3l
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3.
e8400
ABIT QuadGT x38
TRUE

and with the TRUE i would get a Scythe S-Flex 120mm fan.
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i say #1. get an s-flex fan with the true.
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which board tho? thats really my last concern. then its all up to money.
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Newegg.com - DFI LANPARTY DK P35-T2RS LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

go with #1 and get that ^^ like I told you on AIM, its a freaking killer board and its smexy too , ask hmammen
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