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Old 18-11-06, 10:58 PM
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The Official OC3D Recommended Rig Thread - Discussion

LINK TO THE RIGS THREAD

We want your opinion on our choice of components, and also your suggestions to how we can improve/change our components as time goes by and prices change.

We are mainly looking for recommendations on CPU/MOBO/RAM/GFX, but suggestions on anything else is welcome

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Old 18-11-06, 10:59 PM
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Since we have just started this, we need your opinion on what is currently best for a low/mid/high end rig.

Let's hear it people
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Old 18-11-06, 11:12 PM
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High end parts are easy:

Intel Core2Duo Extreme QX6700 quadcore CPU.

nVidia 2x8800GTX GPU in SLi.

Corsair Dominator PC2-8888 2GB or 4GB memory kit.

Any 680i motherboard since they are all physically the same.
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Old 18-11-06, 11:40 PM
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in low end i saw a 2800+ s754 sempron for £20 on scan.co.uk

that may be lower than necessary, but that is still an insane deal.
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Old 18-11-06, 11:50 PM
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Yeah it's a good deal but I think too low.

Added my 2 cents worth for a start. Please post in here (even mods so we can argue about it first) then we'll change if required
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Old 18-11-06, 11:59 PM
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Changed again - any thoughts people?
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Old 19-11-06, 12:07 AM
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looking sweet, interesting choice of AM2 for uber budget tho, i think the same sort of performance lineup can be bought for cheaper on s939/775.

However with Am2 you do have the advantage of already having ddr2 when you do decide to upgrade. I think it depends on finances at the time.
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Old 19-11-06, 12:18 AM
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AM2 is also backwards compatible with AM2+ & HT3.0 CPU's, so it's not going to be too "behind the times" when those CPU's come out.

I'm loving my AM2 rig. A nice refresh over s939.
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Old 19-11-06, 10:07 AM
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We could do with some totals on the rig specs imo, just so people know what we consider "budget" etc..
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Old 19-11-06, 10:26 AM
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Uber Budget: around £200-£250?

Budget: £500?

Mid: £700-800

High: £1000

Uber High: Unlimited Budget

How do they sound?
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