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Old 16-05-08, 12:05 PM
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Need some help and advices building/buying pc/mac

Hehe the title says it all, i have been spending a lot of time now lately on trying to set up possible computers that was both prebuilt and building on my own. I am not a total noob on computers, have built a couple before, but actually the two latest ones i have bought finished from Komplett.no and Elkop.no (my wifes mediacenter)

At the moment i have an apple laptop aswell Powerbook G4, and i am very pleased with apple aswell, and is even considering an IMac. But then again i am not sure since age of conan does not support mac. Been tweaking, and reading about graphic cards and overclocking on processor. What gives you most for the money, what is good for current games, yes i am a gamer, and my focus is actually on two games, World of Warcraft and now Age of Conan.

I do need a computer that is reliable and good, but also aint on the top level for price. A good price for me is 1200-1700 Euro or 10-15000 norwegian crowns.

If anyone with more knowledge than me could setup a good choice of parts for me, i would be really glad. I do got Windows XP that i can use, but are even considering Vista now after the new service pack.

Please give comments.

This is what i am considering: Please give me some feedback if there is something wrong etc.

* 332085 Antec Nine Hundred sort miditower, Vindu i sidepanelet (Uten Stømforsyning)

* 346872 Corsair TWIN3X 1333MHz DDR3, 4GB, DHX, Kit w/two 2GB XMS3 modules, CL9-9-9-24

2X of those* 343610 EVGA GeForce 8800GTS 512MB GDDR3, HDCP, PCI-Express 2.0, 2xDVI-I, 256bit

* 347214 EVGA nForce 790i Ultra SLI, DDR3 Socket-775, 2xGbLAN, 3xPCI-Ex(2.0)16

* 344758 Intel Core™2 Quad Q9450 2.66GHz Socket LGA775, 1333MHz, 12MB, BOXED w/fan

* 344276 NEC DVD-brenner AD-7200S Silver OEM SATA

* 343985 OCZ Freeze Extreme Thermal Kjølepasta, 3 gram

* 329026 Thermaltake Toughpower 850W, Modulær, 8xSATA, ATX/EPS, 4xPCI-E, 20/24pin

* 316737 Western Digital Raptor 150GB SATA 16MB 10000RPM

* 327440 Zalman CNPS9700LED Ultra Quiet CPU Kjøler, Socket 775/754/939/940/AM2

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Old 16-05-08, 01:12 PM
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I know WoW doesn`t `require` a great pc in order to play it in it`s glory, and I`m pretty darn sure AoC doesn`t either.

Aside from that, if it`s just those games, mainly, I don`t think u need to break the bank to buy/build a pc for them.
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Old 16-05-08, 03:45 PM
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budget wise def go PC, i love macs too, just build a hackintosh
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Old 16-05-08, 04:15 PM
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did someone say m...a...c?? ARRGHHH NOOOOOO!!!

GO PC, YOU KNOW IT MAKES SENSE
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Old 16-05-08, 05:19 PM
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budget wise def go PC, i love macs too, just build a hackintosh
Dual boot it too tbh.

(but we don`t talk about the hack on here, shh)

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Old 16-05-08, 09:12 PM
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Posted what i am considering

I have updated my post. And would really love your opinion on this.

How will it be with overclocking, do i lack something etc.
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Old 16-05-08, 09:28 PM
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nothing wrong with macs

for gaming tho, I'd go for a pc also you will get a better spec for the money.

Mac OS X is so good tho, so I guess it's up to you. If you can put up with windows over mac osx then go for a pc

Otherwise you could go for a mac and dual boot it with bootcamp so you can still boot into windows when you want to.
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Old 17-05-08, 06:00 PM
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I still think that unless ur hell-bent on going SLI, I`d go for an Intel 35/38/45/49 chipset.
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