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Believe me man, I've got that covered. whenever I get a case, I get as many fans as I can get into the case, whether It's bolts, twist-ties or string.

Found out A Core i3-2100 (3.1Ghz) can run BFBC2, and BF3 maxed out with smooth frames. I might end up getting a i3, but I am never completely sure.
IMO, go with my build, the i3s have no overclock ability, and you will only be saving 50$, and you will be at a HUGE disadvantage in terms of how long your cpu will last, and resell value.
    
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post #32 of 50
not enough wait for bulldozer option in this thread
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not enough wait for bulldozer option in this thread
I don't see the point in blowing so much money for a Octa-core processor, If the Bulldozer is a 8 core processor. It wouldn't give me much of a performance boost, anyways.
post #34 of 50
DEFINTELY Sandy Bridge.


By why the 4870(s)? Much more better option would be a GTX 460. MUCH better.

I understand you own one, but you really should reconsider on your GPU. I mean a 4870 is meh nowadays.
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I don't see the point in blowing so much money for a Octa-core processor, If the Bulldozer is a 8 core processor. It wouldn't give me much of a performance boost, anyways.
bulldozer is the architecture ... they will release some 4 cores some 6 cores and some 8 cores bulldozer cpu's ... + its a brand new architecture .. so it might be able to beat sandy bridge or equal it ... wich would make the price war very much alive ... and those price wars are good for us when we want to buy things ...
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Bd is suppose to be equal too or beat sb,And most are betting on it beating sb.
    
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post #37 of 50
And your amd build you listed would be a pretty good system,the mobo you chose rocks-and plus is bios upgradeable to except the bd cpu.

By the way go to newegg.com and you can trim about 150-200 off that build. Mobo alone is 20 cheaper and you can get a 1090t for around the same price as the price you listed for the 1055
Edited by fishhawk - 6/19/11 at 8:46pm
    
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Also go with the antec 620-it beats the corsair h50 easy-and is 69.95 shipped straight from Antec. By the way-also matches or beats the h60 and h70 with second fan.
Edited by fishhawk - 6/19/11 at 8:51pm
    
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DEFINTELY Sandy Bridge.


By why the 4870(s)? Much more better option would be a GTX 460. MUCH better.

I understand you own one, but you really should reconsider on your GPU. I mean a 4870 is meh nowadays.
Why the HD 4870's? Because they're freaking cheap as crap, and they beat a GTX 550Ti by 20Gb's a sec. (this card stock is 115.2GB/s, and getting two would be somewhat in the 231GB/s range.
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Why the HD 4870's? Because they're freaking cheap as crap, and they beat a GTX 550Ti by 20Gb's a sec. (this card stock is 115.2GB/s, and getting two would be somewhat in the 231GB/s range.
LOL

quoting memory bandwith like its a good measurement of performance ....



it doesnt work out like that ....
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