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post #11 of 93
The fact is, if you want to go AMD, just because you do, then that is what you should do. Personal choice, you might be losing a bit in terms of performance, but if it makes you happy inside, then go for it.

While I don't know ATi I am sure a 1900 anything out performs an 1800 pretty much anything.
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post #12 of 93
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You've been out of the loop...

C2D changed everything
Seems like Intel getting tech from AMD changed everything
    
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post #13 of 93
YEah..... gaming rocks with Core 2 Duo... and those CPUs overclock like mad.

My 3DMark06 score went from 10k to 11.5k by replacing the PCU (from Opty 170 @2.9GHz to Core 2 Duo @ 3.51GHz)

And why do you *need* 512MB on the video card??
    
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post #14 of 93
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I mean, how much are C2Ds, and a good motherboard then, because I can't afford to spend ANYTHING else.
It should cost the same as the AMD rig you put together
    
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PCU
Chozart is this some sort on new PC hardware you have created, I mean you are God and you can do such things, its just you must share it with the rest of it, especially if it improves 3dMark scores.
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post #16 of 93
E6300 OEM £117.49 Including VAT
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...Core_Duo2.html

Gigabyte GA_965P_DS3 £105.74 Including VAT
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatal...abyte_179.html
    
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post #17 of 93
You haven't heard of the combined PSU/CPUs? They run great!

And boredome has the good stuff linked for you
    
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Boredom, Chozart, do you both have MSN?
    
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post #19 of 93
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I am so confused now, I really don't know what to do anymore.
Right. I want to play game like BF2 and FsX at FULL settings, and it be running with NO glitches at all. What would be the best Mobo, CPU, and GPU?
    
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post #20 of 93
Well the best for your budget would basically be what boredom suggested..
    
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