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more like this . . .
http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/362?vs=53

You realize that is a stock 65nm 2.4 quad vs a 45nm 3.7 right? The AMD has a 1.3 GHz advantage and its ~20% better?... weak imo.
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Amd or intell- for a good enough eyefinity machine (keep in mind the more I save the better the gpu can be) up to $300, ram, cpu, and motherboard
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post #83 of 104
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You realize that is a stock 65nm 2.4 quad vs a 45nm 3.7 right? The AMD has a 1.3 GHz advantage and its ~20% better?... weak imo.

not bad for $90.
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So for 90 should i go with that? That will give me room to upgrade my other parts.
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post #85 of 104
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So for 90 should i go with that? That will give me room to upgrade my other parts.

it is all up to you. these are just suggestions. it is up to you to filter all these info and decide.

i never really thought of buying the 960T. never went asking here in ocn. i needed an ipad, so i sold my i7 950 rig and build this rig to replace it. it seems to keep up with my intel rig. can't see the difference. as a matter of fact, my programs opens faster.

my last suggestion is to sleep over this and decide tomorrow. good nite everyone.

btw, i got my chip for $110 and my mobo used here in ocn for $65.thumb.gif
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With eyefinity would i be beter off with an i5 and a 6870 or a 960t with a 6970
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With eyefinity would i be beter off with an i5 and a 6870 or a 960t with a 6970

An overclocked 960T with a 6970 would be better for BF3, for the CPU intensive games, an i5 would be better. But if you are going to overclock, you should get a Cooler Master 212+ and use your current CPU and test it before you ditch it. but with 4GB of RAM is going to be holding you back.
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Ignore the Hyper 212+ suggestion and get this baby instead

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do check before heading to Microcenter if they will offer the i5SB with mobo for $150. heard they do at times.
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What is i5sb?
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