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post #11 of 19
I suggest a Big Typhoon over that FR7

also you should try to convince your friend to pick up a cheaper case to save up for a 8600GTS
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post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by alawadhi3000 View Post
I suggest a Big Typhoon over that FR7

also you should try to convince your friend to pick up a cheaper case to save up for a 8600GTS
The cheap plain case is a nono. The case is what you see all the time so if you do not get a case you like you will feel bad looking at it so if he likes that he should go with that. =3
    
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post #13 of 19
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The cheap plain case is a nono. The case is what you see all the time so if you do not get a case you like you will feel bad looking at it so if he likes that he should go with that. =3
there are some beautiful cases for $50-$70
I always go for performance first, then I go for look when I get more cash
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post #14 of 19
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there are some beautiful cases for $50-$70
I always go for performance first, then I go for look when I get more cash
Actually I go with both in a way. My silent dust looks ummm so so, not all stylish and cool since i bought it only for the performance. The Downloader looks much better =3. Still I believe its nice to have a PC your happy to look at. Anyway I believe he should just collect some more money.,. On july 22 the quad core prices will drop so i am guessing all CPus will drop a bit so maybne he should wait a bit more.
    
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post #15 of 19
Plus the well be a drop in GFX price to increase competition and there might be a drop in ram since DDR3 is taking the stage.
    
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post #16 of 19
I would save a little money and go for an AMD rig. They have better deals for less than that C2D.
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post #17 of 19
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Originally Posted by KSIMP88 View Post
I would save a little money and go for an AMD rig. They have better deals for less than that C2D.
Yup. By getting a Brisbane, you'll save up to $100. With the extra money, you can go for a better graphics card like the 8800GTS 320mb.
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post #18 of 19
First off i don't see a Hard drive or an OS. I may just be blind.. idk

The 8600GT is a pretty nice card for playing really anything DX9. But when I played Company of Heroes with the new DX10 patch it was really not that great. So for DX9 gaming i think its pretty dam good for the price.
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