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post #21 of 54
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Well yes, it will be for the OS as it is now. What you suggest? SSD?
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post #22 of 54
SSD for OS and a couple other programs.
post #23 of 54
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The only problem is that they are bit expensive and with such drive I will be over the budget I am willing to spend on it.
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post #24 of 54
Then stratch it and do it later.
post #25 of 54
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Will think about it. Any AMD alternative build suggestions? Or is Sandy Bridge currently better for the money?
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post #26 of 54
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So, if I cut costs of Case and GPU by 100 Euro in total which SSD of these is best for the money?
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post #27 of 54
You dont even need an SSD, get a samsung F3 or WD black for OS.

Also sandy is the fastest CPU out or until bulldozer comes out in june.
    
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post #28 of 54
see the club, buy something else because they THE fail......
post #29 of 54
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@Somenamehere: You think SSD is not worthy the money? Which one then?
Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB 3.5 SATA2 MAESTRO Disco Duro HD @36 euro
WD Caviar Black 500GB SATA3 MAESTRO Disco Duro HD @50 euro

@hartofwave: ofc I don't plan to buy it..
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Crucial Ballistix Sport 1600MHz 8GB 2x4GB CL9 Samsung Spinpoint F3 1GB Samsung 850 EVO 500GB TOSHIBA P300 3TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
LG GSA-H30N Noctua NH-D14 Window 10 Pro 24" ViewSonic XG2401 Black 
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Crucial Ballistix Sport 1600MHz 8GB 2x4GB CL9 Samsung Spinpoint F3 1GB Samsung 850 EVO 500GB TOSHIBA P300 3TB 
Optical DriveCoolingOSMonitor
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post #30 of 54
Don't get H70, get the Kuhler 920, it has WAY BETTER rubber tubes thats over 9000 times more flexible. But either way, a Noctua NH-D14 or Thermalright Silver Arrow beats the Kuhler 920 and the H70 by a CONSIDERABLE MARGIN.

Get the MSI Twin Frozr III 570, performs way better than DCU II.

Don't get the HAF-X bro, that thing is HUGE! I recommend getting a mid tower case.

EDIT: Samsung F3 = best HDD ever, buy them quickly before stock goes away (Seagate which is a terrible HDD maker recently acquired Samsung's HDD division)

BTW: Bulldozer (AMD's answer to SB) will be coming out in June so I think its better to wait 1 month unless you need it urgently.
Edited by somebodysb2 - 5/23/11 at 1:25am
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