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post #1 of 11
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Hello,
I am new to the whole overclocking scene, as this is
to be the first computer I will have built.
I have already purchased two GTX 465 1gb gpu's that I
am going to be running in SLI. I am also getting 16gb's of ddr3 ram...
Here's my issue however. I have found an amd phenom ii x6 1035t available
for $100... should I purchase that or spend another $50 or so on the 1055t?
In other words, is the 1035t a future-ready processor, and is it beneficial
to overclock it to say, 3.2 ghz? I am planning on doing intensive gaming
as well as video editing. If anybody could help that would be great!
Also, this is the motherboard I'm planning on purchasing.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131637
post #2 of 11
Just get a AM3+ and a bulldozer if you wanna go AMD or a AM3+ board and Phenom then wait/hope for Piledriver
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post #3 of 11
Get a AM3+ board for sure and i would get the 1090t or put out for BD. For what you saying you want to do that is the best way to go. Dont foget your $10 saveing for new customer code from the egg, if need be create a new email, it works for me.
    
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post #4 of 11
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Well the thing is that I'm on a bit of a budget, and after reading
reviews it seems that the Bulldozer line-up doesn't seem to
improve dramatically...
post #5 of 11
i like this motherboard for overclocking better http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131636

8 gb of RAM is plenty! 2 of these would be good..for am3 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ImageG...X1600C9D3%2f4G

the 1090T is the best bet for a cpu on that platform..i know it's more expensive..but worth it! if not that..then the zosma one..

hope this helps..you'll need a good aftermarket cpu cooler,too (if you're going to overclock) i recommend the sunbeamtech core-contact-freezer..(120mm) cheap and gooood for amd
 
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post #6 of 11
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Awesome, thanks!
Just one more quick question...
I have found a 1075t available for $150, with heatsink and the fan...
do you think that's a good option instead?
post #7 of 11
all CPUs come with heatsink and fan.
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post #8 of 11
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Well no, it's either the 1035t oem, or the 1075t with a $50 difference. I should have clarified.
post #9 of 11
The 1090t at newegg is only $159.00 with promo code.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103849

If that fits the budget.
    
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post #10 of 11
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Oh man, thank you so much! I can't believe I missed that haha, now one more really dumb question but I just want to make sure... it says that the promo code makes it end tomorrow... does that mean I'd have to purchase it today, or would it still be valid tomorrow?
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