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Old 18-05-07, 08:54 PM
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I've been boycotting SLI since it came out...total waste of time, efort and money tbh
Agreed.

It`s a good theory, but meh.

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Old 20-05-07, 03:13 AM
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I was thinking about maybe getting an E6300 or E6400 with a quad supporting motherboard and next year when quad is more refined i can upgrade. Does that sound smart?
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Old 20-05-07, 05:17 AM
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I doubt your current cpu is so slow you can't hold off for quads to come down to a better price range, only about 2-3 months I think before Q6600's go for about $300. Got a buddy in the FöÖk clan that loves his quad, seen it in action playing Halo and FEAR, saw ZERO LAG. But if you do decide on an E6300 or 6400 pay the extra $20 to get the 4mb L2 cache version.

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oh, yeah, might want to upgrade the RAM too... better overclocking than the PC2-5300 you're currently using. Like I said, I'd save up and go big when prices come down, and the RAM is down right now, like $100 for 2x1GB kits
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Old 20-05-07, 08:17 AM
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I think this is how my system looks like so far:

Mobo: Asus P5B Plus or Asus P5B-E

Ram: 2GB XMS2 800 MHz

CPU: ???

GFX: eVGA 8800 GTS 640mb

PSU: 500W Enermax Liberty

HD: 250 GB Hitachi Deskstar

Case:????
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Old 20-05-07, 05:13 PM
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I like everything except the Enermax psu; between my own bad experience and what they pulled on the team during a giveaway, I'd opt for a Tagan or something else in line with your power requirements.

If you're working on a $1000 budget (forgot that when I did the last post) I'd go with your idea of getting an E6320/6420 or an even cheaper E4300/4400 so you can go after the 8800GTS 640MB video card. Like I posted elsewhere if you can get a $100 difference go with the 320MB version, only thing chopped in half is the memory, the rest is left intact = best bang for buck in my book.

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Old 20-05-07, 08:27 PM
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Well Tagan is too expensive tbh and the Enermax is a good unit. If Tagan can gimme a deal then they have my business :P

And the 640mb of the 8800 comes in handy if gaming at 1680x1050+ and that's what I use so I think it's worth getting the 640mb version.
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