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post #41 of 51
I have a 3870k on pre-order to go on an Asus F1A75-V EVO board and I'm wondering what case/cooling setup I need to be price-tracking. I saw that 3850 kit has often been reviewed with Mugen 2b/HX850 HSF/PSU setups but don't know if this was overkill for a 2.9>3.8 overclock or actually less than a 3870k with 3 PCIEX16 slots in use might need. I don't want to end up putting simultaneous scene video together while the PC sends out smoke signals, but these are budgety times.
post #42 of 51
i also have a 3870 preordered.
going to build a htpc with a
ASUS M4A88T-I Deluxe
CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) Low Voltage 1.35V 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
Plextor PX-M2P Series PX-128M2P 2.5" 128GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD), (boot)
LG Black 12X BD-R 2X BD-RE 16X DVD+R 12X DVD-RAM 10X BD-ROM 4MB Cache SATA 12X Super Multi Blue with 3D Playback & M-DISC Support,
HITACHI Deskstar 7K1000.D HDS721010DLE630 (0F13180) 1TB, (storage)
XION HTPC Series XON-810PCB-RD icro ATX / Mini ITX Slim Desktop Micro ATX Media Center / HTPC Case w/ 450W Power Supply

with this setup i believe i should be a happy camper smile.gif
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Do you need a different bracket for waterblock from AM3 to fm1?
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post #44 of 51
do these new APUs still benefit from higher clocked ram? (been lazy and not reading the reviews)
i have been waiting for these, but not sure if i want to pre order-or wait for trinity.
well i guess i will see what these can do before i deceide.


-dimwit-
Edited by dimwit13 - 12/18/11 at 9:50am
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Do you need a different bracket for waterblock from AM3 to fm1?

from what i understand am3 heatsinks work fine on fm1
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post #46 of 51
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do these new APUs still benefit from higher clocked ram? (been lazy and reading the reviews
i have been waiting for these, but not sure if i want to pre order-or wait for trinity.
well i guess i will see what these can do before i deceide.
-dimwit-

the apus can handle 1866 speed ram and from the benchs yes there is a benefit especially with the video
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post #47 of 51
is it redundant to buy one of these and use a dedicated graphics card? and will they still be f1 socket?
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post #48 of 51
IMO, these are better than BD and more exciting!
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post #49 of 51
And to think I just bought an A6-3650 a month ago.....
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post #50 of 51
Sounds like a great product if the price is ok.

But I am more interested in Trinity APUs and hope they can crossfire with high end GPUs thus giving a crossfire option for micro atx cases.
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