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Drop the 6570 2gb. That's pointless one gig is fine and you could get a 6670 for the same price.
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It changed price, it was $48 earlier today. I will have to update the list tomorrow.
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buy 2nd parts, those bits are **** for the money if you compare it to the stuff you can get in the market here for eg.
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Have you thought about Llano build? You lose some CPU performance but can make it up from GPU performance. Pair it up with a A55 combo.
Edited by trumpet-205 - 5/7/12 at 10:25pm
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post #15 of 29
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buy 2nd parts, those bits are **** for the money if you compare it to the stuff you can get in the market here for eg.
Sorry, new parts only. The parts are PLENTY for D3. The game can be maxed out on a 6670 and an athlon x2
How would this work, wouldnt I need some sort of legit copy of windows in order to upgrade?
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Have you thought about Llano build? You lose some CPU performance but can make it up from GPU performance. Pair it up with a A55 combo.
I dunno, i priced out a llano build and I could not grab a CPU, mobo for the same price i could get the 960T microcenter combo + GPU. And a $50 GPU will be more powerful than a llano built in chip
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post #16 of 29
Buy used.

That is all.
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Sorry, new parts only. The parts are PLENTY for D3. The game can be maxed out on a 6670 and an athlon x2
How would this work, wouldnt I need some sort of legit copy of windows in order to upgrade?
I dunno, i priced out a llano build and I could not grab a CPU, mobo for the same price i could get the 960T microcenter combo + GPU. And a $50 GPU will be more powerful than a llano built in chip

I bought a Windows 7 Pro upgrade through school (if you have a college email you can get a discount)


I installed it on a new HD and it worked fine with no upgrading

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/bott/clean-install-with-windows-7-upgrade-media-get-the-facts/1505
Edited by CravinR1 - 5/7/12 at 11:23pm
post #18 of 29
a 960T at stock settings is so close to a A8 3850 and the built in 6550 gpu is going to perfrom on the same level as the 6570 its really a wash both are a 4 core and both will give just about the same level of performace
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You could always clone your own HDD (or that of someone you trust) to his HDD, and that would save you the 100$ of Windows 7, which you could spend to either a better CPU or a better GPU, providing the mere 450W can handle that. smile.gif
 
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post #20 of 29
as above people have said , better option in that price would be APU without dedicated graphics card and 4GB of ram and when ur friend feels he needs more performance in Diablo 3 he can always add a 6670 for CrossfireX which will give him the performance of 6790-6850 level.
(side note: i have a 6770 and i could max out diablo 3 in beta which wasnt realy optimized.)

oh and almost forgot the 960T will be unsafe on that free promotion 3+1 without VRM cooling Gigabyte mobo , just my 2 cents.
Edited by RabbitGT - 5/8/12 at 3:24am
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