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Demolition Man
Thanks for correcting me.Now if i go to watch it later i wont be dissapointed.Good film.
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I think for a budget gaming rig I would still go with a 555 BE
I think I'd personally go for the Athlon II X3. But I've owned an x3 before and really loved it.

Edit: ^ great film indeed. I really enjoyed both D.M. and J.D. when they came out. Cheesy Silvester films maybe, but that's right up my alley!
     
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Ahh...the good old 80's and 90's.They dont make em like they used too.
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i7 750 and open box h55 motherboard for 200 total

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i7 750 and open box h55 motherboard for 200 total

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I would never buy an open box motherboard. I purchased an open box video card once, it worked good for about 2 days... waste of time.
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There is another reason for 1366,which seeing as this is OCN does'nt get mentioned as much as i'd expect,and thats the ability for genuine tweaking of settings to achieve performance.Sandy Bridge is an amazing CPU,however i like being able to play about with the FSB etc and not just raise a multiplier.It kinda kills the art of overclocking.And for anyone who thinks i'm just picking on Sandy Bridge,if Bulldozer goes the same route i will leave that aswell.Overclocking is a hobby and a past-time,people may argue thats the technology now but while i'm for technology,i dont want technology taking away the things i like doing,its just wrong.Its a bit like in Judge dread where to have sex they just wear that headset thingy,lol,while technology can be helpful and make our lives easier, sometimes the real thing and working to achieve something is so much more rewarding.
I was one of the people that complained about lack of FSB clocking in SB, but now I realize that when the push comes to shove...That extra 50 or so Mhz you could make if it was limited by the multi isn't going to do much for performance anyway.
    
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Q6600? >.>
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post #108 of 133
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I was one of the people that complained about lack of FSB clocking in SB, but now I realize that when the push comes to shove...That extra 50 or so Mhz you could make if it was limited by the multi isn't going to do much for performance anyway.
That may be so,but its still a killer.Be like waking up christmas morning to your presents unwrapped,yeah you still got the same goodies,just missed out on the unwrapping,buts thats part of it.Everytime i buy a new component for my new build i just love the unboxing experience,its the same with overclocking.Technology can be bad when it takes away everything you know and makes you not have to use your head.Hopefully Ivy Bridge will be normal in overclocking ways.Although i doubt it.
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That may be so,but its still a killer.Be like waking up christmas morning to your presents unwrapped,yeah you still got the same goodies,just missed out on the unwrapping,buts thats part of it.Everytime i buy a new component for my new build i just love the unboxing experience,its the same with overclocking.Technology can be bad when it takes away everything you know and makes you not have to use your head.Hopefully Ivy Bridge will be normal in overclocking ways.Although i doubt it.
You still can overclock though, and there is no way it could be the old way without a new socket.
    
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Indeed unboxing is one of the greatest delights of any enthusiast.
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