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zerodayATK 11-09-2007 08:50 PM

(POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
I'm probably going to be dropping some cash for a rig within the next few weeks... should i go intel or AMD? Yeah i know the pros cons just feeling out the grounds to see how you guys feel.. my plan was to get a 5000+ black ed. until the x4 dropped ........ I will post build in a lil' bit...

Invisible 11-09-2007 08:52 PM

Re: (POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
um ur sig is too tiny to read your current system
budget?

zerodayATK 11-09-2007 08:56 PM

Re: (POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
My rigg right now is chillin at
a 939 3200
agp ati 9550se ....
hdd
cd/dvd drive
450 watt psu...
512mb ram....
.... Budget... dont want to go over 700 but i have
case
cd/dvd
hdds
keyboard
monitor
mouse...

im going to post my proposed build in a minute...

zerodayATK 11-09-2007 09:01 PM

Re: (POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
~*> PROPOSED BUILD <*~

ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe Wireless Edition AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

169.99

COOLMAX CUG-700B ATX 12V( V.2.2) 700W Power Supply - Retail

109.99

OCZ Gold 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model OCZ2G8002GK - Retail

37.99

AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Brisbane 2.6GHz Socket AM2 65W Black Edition Processor Model ADO5000DSWOF - Retail

126.35

EVGA 8800GT

269.99

Invisible 11-09-2007 09:02 PM

Re: (POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
Newegg.com - Intel Dual-Core E2180 Allendale 2.0GHz 1MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
Newegg.com - ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro 92mm CPU Cooler - Retail
Newegg.com - ABIT IP35-E LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N802-A1 GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 520W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail

total comes in around $700

zerodayATK 11-09-2007 09:05 PM

Re: (POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
e2180 .. how are they? ... any good for ocing? As for cooling, Im getting Watercooling :-P

Invisible 11-09-2007 09:06 PM

Re: (POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
oh yes....very much so
usually get to 3.3-3.4 with arctic freezer 3.6 w/ high end air (TT120 + TRUE)

zerodayATK 11-09-2007 09:10 PM

Re: (POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
The Superclocked card.. if i were to buy the regular card couldn't i hit those clocks + more since it is essentially the same card? and mobo I was leaning towards sli.... but 1 card for now and as my rig gets on the trailing edge dropp the other card in ....

Invisible 11-09-2007 09:12 PM

Re: (POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
you can hit superclock cards with regular cards
they are the exact same but the superclock comes pre overclocked
dont get them unless theyre cheaper

zerodayATK 11-09-2007 09:30 PM

Re: (POLL) AM2 or NAHHH?
 
i might be able to get a regular 8800gt for 200 thru step-up.... we'll see...


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