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Old 03-21-2005, 09:52 PM   #11 (permalink)
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if you got xtra money left, invest in cooling, or another 6800gt (heh)
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Old 03-21-2005, 09:54 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Hmm... you guys are right about the price jump. Is the performance difference not worth spending extra for the 3500+?

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Old 03-21-2005, 09:56 PM   #13 (permalink)
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oh i never saw 3400's on newegg no i didn't know

if they have winchester 3400s, then get them

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Old 03-21-2005, 10:08 PM   #14 (permalink)
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3400+ are a newcastle only chip, and from what I can see (ive spent hours) the EXACT same as a newcastle 3500+ as well

They are an OEM only chip as well.

Invest in a better card than that 9800 Pro, and 1 gig of ram is enough
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Old 03-21-2005, 10:24 PM   #15 (permalink)
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That psu is a overkill, you dont need nothing more than a thermaltake 450w, which is cheaper and will do the job nicely
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Old 03-21-2005, 10:25 PM   #16 (permalink)
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yea...scratch the 3500 cauze that's like $300 and the 3400 is only like $200....i think...anyways the there is only a tiny bit of difference. You won't notice it.

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Old 03-22-2005, 08:33 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Ok, I just want to make sure I've got down everything I need.

A) Am I going to need any extra cables or does the everything I need already come with them?

B) Someone mentioned I should invest in more cooling, could I get some specific advice on that?

C) Is there anything else not listed (besides DVD/RW drive) that I will need when putting this together? (Don't want to have to order anything else half way through.)

And finally if everything goes well (If I don't screw up w/ putting everything together), I do plan on getting another 6800 GT come next paycheck

Thanks again!
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Old 03-22-2005, 09:33 AM   #18 (permalink)
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A) You'll get plenty of cables with your motherboard and drives.

B) If you are gonna overclock, then get extra cooling. If not, then your stock CPU heatsink and fan and a few case fans will be good enough.

C) The only other thing that you didnt list was a monitor.


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