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I don't overclock, and look at my PC.

cool n quiet... i can respect that even without an oc ...
    
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Did some similar thread:
http://www.overclock.net/intel-gener...-sb-build.html
This was also for a girl who NEVER EVER will o.c.! For here the PC is a thing siting there sometimes used for web and games nothing more.
This is a nice build which is just fine for average needs.
And for those needs please don`t recommend a 990x and some Liquid Nitrogen
plus a 6990ish card.
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post #23 of 60
ohh its for a girl, so specialll...
in the end shes not going to be your girlfriend
post #24 of 60
get a 2500k. sit down with her. teach her how to overclock. if shes attractive, do subtle flirts. come on BRAH, profit from this!

edit: garricktlee seems bitter.
 
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post #25 of 60
Get her a Dell and be done with it, although if she isn't overclocking maybe this is a subtle way for her to spend more time with you? Girls can be devious and men are kinda thick, so this may be her way of finding time with ya
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Threads like this are why I don't come on OCN much anymore. Someone asks a simple question, and everyone shoots him down.
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post #27 of 60
OK so I have skipped 2 pages of ranting and raving.The rig in the OP is a good rig.You could save a few bucks by going for some older tech stuff but non the less a good rig.I do suggest to build it for her and do a little overclock that will need no further work.

BTW it did not happen with out pics(Her please).Just kidding.
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Originally Posted by mrfajita View Post
Threads like this are why I don't come on OCN much anymore. Someone asks a simple question, and everyone shoots him down.
Not so true. I gave him a link from my thread where i asked the same question and got some nice and friendly advices. All -style!
And yes the rig is nice.
And please comon lads. There are really people out there (girl or not)
that don`t care about o.c.! A friend of mine- a high paid programmer- who wouldn`t let me trick him into nothing. He doesn`t even runn his RAM at XMP and uses it semi-downclocked.
Belief it or not they are out there.
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post #29 of 60
Thread Starter 
Thanks to all of you who aren't so ignorant.
And no boy-girl thing going on here, she's the daughter of my parents' friends and she's in like grade 10 while I just finished college.
We were invited over for dinner and got on the topic of computer and how she's into games and being somewhat knowledgeable I stopped them from buying her a brand-name PC and offered to help.

She's on a notebook right now that is pretty old and she wants to play some new games.

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post #30 of 60
To be honest, you could probably get her a 775 Dual/Quad core, 2/4GB of DDR2 (both used), with a 5770 or 450/60, and it'd do her just fine, and save a load of cash. I'd say buy used,
    
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