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post #1 of 14
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I have a 4800x2, heatsink, all drives and case. I want to upgrade to Pci-e. I have a $500 buget.

Hers the list

Mother Board= Asus A8n sli deluxe $120

power supply= OCZ gamestream 700w $80 after rebate

Video card= EVGA 7900gs $150 after rebate

Memory= Corsair xms 3200c2 2x512 $135

Total$485

I plan on getting more memory in a few months. Would it be better to buy a 1gig chip now and another later or buy the 2x512 now and another 2x512 later.

any suggestions or comments.
post #2 of 14
How about a DFI SLI-DR Expert for $122
From our On Line Deas section.
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...t-nf4-sli.html

On the RAM, avoid 4x RAM modules, if you can get the 2x1G.
    
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post #3 of 14
Or get a single 1GB stick and build up from there.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152

How about a DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D for $100?
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How about my A8N-SLI Deluxe for $50?
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post #5 of 14
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Or get a single 1GB stick and build up from there.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152

How about a DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D for $100?
Good point, 1G now with the possibility for a second later.
    
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post #6 of 14
Definitely the Expert board if youplan on OCing. Those Asus boards aren't known for their OCing qualities.
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post #7 of 14
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Thanks for your advice, I think I will be getting the DFI expert
post #8 of 14
Anytime!
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post #9 of 14
even the sli-d is a outstanding ocing board, definatly recommend dfi for ocing a amd cpu
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post #10 of 14
Umm.... i love my DFI but there is ALOT of reading involved... and the expert is... well you need to be an expert to get it to work right

Also, there is a hack for the other line of boards
you can get this and mod the northbrige and get a SLI-D for $85
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136159
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