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Old 07-05-2008, 08:26 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Ahh I see the are guaranting that it'll overclock to 3.0ghz... but at stock its still 1066fsb
oh ok, thats cool. dont think i would need to over clock the cpu anyway, should serve me well at stock.

which mobo would you reccomend

i will be going for the 9800GTX

evga 750i FTW
Asus Striker extreme

i hopefully want to order all parts on monday, and get it built up and running by saturday.

cheers.
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Asus Striker Extreme is 680i

750i FTW is 750i (obviously)

um... and you say they are the same price? I'd go with the Asus Striker, because of its famous overclocking ability

but I think you should check out a P45 series board from Intel along with the HD 4850
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Asus Striker Extreme is 680i

750i FTW is 750i (obviously)

um... and you say they are the same price? I'd go with the Asus Striker, because of its famous overclocking ability

but I think you should check out a P45 series board from Intel along with the HD 4850
yep its a bit cheaper actually, the striker extreme is £30 / $60 cheaper than the EVGA
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