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Originally Posted by mrfajita;13357932 
Threads like this are why I don't come on OCN much anymore. Someone asks a simple question, and everyone shoots him down.
I couldn't agree more, I've seen people seems to get mad for simple question they usually response as USE GOOGLE,USE SEARCH BUTTON, THIS QUESTION BEEN ASK 100 TIMES.

to original poster since your deciding between asus 6850 1gb vs gtx 460 768mb graphic card definitely go with asus 6850 1gb it will offer better performance and go with pro mobo.
Edited by fatmario - 5/3/11 at 4:03pm
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post #42 of 60
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains;13370324 
this. Buying an i5 that isnt a k series makes absolutely no sense. It only cost $35 more, and anyone can overclock it. Sandy Bridge overclocking is so easy a caveman could do it.

Even if shes not overclocking, I would still get her the k series. Its worth the extra $35 and then some.

It makes plenty of sense. If she never overclocks it, that's $35 dollars wasted. An i5 2400 is PLENTY for 99.9% of people and will last her a long, long time.
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post #43 of 60
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains;13370420 
atleast get her a quad. yes an i3 would be ok, but quad would be ideal. they arent that expensive.
Do not underestimate the power of a sandy bridge i3. When keeping them at stock they are just as fast if not faster than a phenom ii quad.


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KBcobra has tru fax.
And I don't hate on Linux, its just games don't run on it.
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post #45 of 60
If you get a 2500k and an MSI P67A-GDxx series mobo it will OC itself to around 4 using OC Genie. Then she can have a little boost and not have to play with it.

I would go with the 6950 hands down. If you get a reference you guys could even flash to 6970 BIOS.

Just thoughts. Your original idea would be fine for a lot gamers out there and would do her well.
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post #46 of 60
Wow, what a bunch of ____

Simple question and people being sexist or flamming someone..

Go with it, i3 SB are extremely stellar for a Dual Core. Maybe a GTX460 1GB would be a better option as drivers are more stable.
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when you deliver this pc to her, you need to stomp in and let her know that some people from the internet demand an overclock. always gets me laid bro.
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hello kitty mousepad http://www.amazon.com/Hello-Kitty-Computer-Mousepad-KT4000/dp/B0009IB6JC

nothing else matters.

thank you for linking that i am current building a rig for my girlfriends college graduation gift and she loves hello kitty
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when you deliver this pc to her, you need to stomp in and let her know that some people from the internet demand an overclock. always gets me laid bro.

cept he said that she is in 10th grade and he just graduated college, now im not from canada like him but i am pretty sure they still have laws against statutory rape
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains;13370420 
atleast get her a quad. yes an i3 would be ok, but quad would be ideal. they arent that expensive.

Whats wrong with a dual core? I'm still running a C2D and its still fast for me. I load faster than 80% of the people in SC2. biggrin.gif 775 FTW!
    
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