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  • 18% (2)
    Budget 1
  • 27% (3)
    Budget 2
  • 45% (5)
    Budget 3
  • 9% (1)
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post #21 of 41
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Lazy... naw
I'm just a bit terrified at having to build it myself
plus they test it for a day, so that's nice.
I want the H70 because I need this build to last me at least 4-5 years.
The reason why I'm not getting a z68 is because if I get an SSD later on it will be a big SSD, and SSD caching will be useless and slower for me.

Also note that the RAM on budget 2 is supposedly made by Mushkin
    
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Bringing it down to budgets 1 and 2
    
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post #23 of 41
I hate to say it, but the 480 if you're serious on 3d gaming.
That bit of extra memory will help, other than that the 480 is not my first choice.
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post #24 of 41
save 38 whatever currency it is and build it yourself. Put the money towards something better, like a better graphics card or PSU.
post #25 of 41
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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
I hate to say it, but the 480 if you're serious on 3d gaming.
That bit of extra memory will help, other than that the 480 is not my first choice.
Why do you hate to say it?
And what is your first choice (Nvidia)

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post #26 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Butter on Toast View Post
Why do you hate to say it?
And what is your first choice (Nvidia)

(love the smileys here)

It's old, performance per watt is not the greatest compared to the newer cards.

I'd go 580, but that's a budget buster.
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post #27 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Butter on Toast View Post
It isn't exactly "cheap"
Wouldn't games benefit from HT?
I don't consider ATI because in the future I plan on 3D Vision
NO games won't benefit from HT at least not for years. barely any games support 4 cores let alone 8. Its better to use that money you save to get a faster gpu or better psu. You only need HT if you do cpu intensive programs that also support multitasking such as video editing programs or F@H or CAD.
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post #28 of 41
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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
It's old, performance per watt is not the greatest compared to the newer cards.

I'd go 580, but that's a budget buster.
Hmmm....
So then you would chose the 570 over the 480?
    
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post #29 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Butter on Toast View Post
Hmmm....
So then you would chose the 570 over the 480?
Yep
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post #30 of 41
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Originally Posted by T3chAdd1ct View Post
NO games won't benefit from HT at least not for years. barely any games support 4 cores let alone 8. Its better to use that money you save to get a faster gpu or better psu. You only need HT if you do cpu intensive programs that also support multitasking such as video editing programs or F@H or CAD.
I plan on F@H....

I like this build:
http://www.pccomponentes.com/presupu...daptador_red=0
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