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I am planning to purchase theese in the next month or so possible the quad if the price drop is good. I was wondering if this will all work well together for oc and if anyone has any suggestions they think. Also i wanted to eventually move over to an nvidia 8800gts over my crossfire now do you think it is worth it or should i get a crissfire board and keep theese for a while.

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I am planning to purchase theese in the next month or so possible the quad if the price drop is good. I was wondering if this will all work well together for oc and if anyone has any suggestions they think. Also i wanted to eventually move over to an nvidia 8800gts over my crossfire now do you think it is worth it or should i get a crissfire board and keep theese for a while.

CORSAIR XMS2 DOMINATOR 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400C4D - Retail $179.00


EVGA 122-CK-NF68-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel $229.99


Intel Core 2 Duo E6320 Conroe 1.86GHz LGA 775 Processor Model $165
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I would go for some Gskill RAMs that are around that price and have timings 4-3-3-5 i think. Look into it a bit. Gskill have great rams and good prices.

CPU
I would got for an E6300 model SL9SA. Among the E63XX this one is the best overclocker while all E6X20 have just extra cache but are not good OCers. Also make sure you do not buy 6300 SL9TA which is not as good overclocker as the older model.
    
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well what about the 6420 is that one a good oc or is the extra cache not do to much.
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Extra Cache is more important than the OC Potential.
    
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i switched to a g-skill kit for 70 less that reviewers said will overclock pretty well too. thanks for advice. Anyone have suggestions for video card. how does the gts 640 stack up compared to the 1900 in crossfire, or should i sell both of those on ebay for like 350-400
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i switched to a g-skill kit for 70 less that reviewers said will overclock pretty well too. thanks for advice. Anyone have suggestions for video card. how does the gts 640 stack up compared to the 1900 in crossfire, or should i sell both of those on ebay for like 350-400
Well thats SM4 and directX10 the 880GTS has there. Also it depends which 1900. If its XT they MIGHT catch up to 8800.
    
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yeah i have x1900crossfire and 1900xt. I figured i could prob get 350-400 if i sold them together, then i would prob go for a 8800gts 640. what do you think. i just hope i can sell them if i decide too
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i tink im gonna sell them start bidding at 300 and see where they go and ill get a gts. its decided. Thanks for the help guys.
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Extra Cache is more important than the OC Potential.
Thanks why I do not want to buy anythiung until i have the money to get the E6600 SL9S8. Both cache and OCing. Sigh.. Money..

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yeah i have x1900crossfire and 1900xt. I figured i could prob get 350-400 if i sold them together, then i would prob go for a 8800gts 640. what do you think. i just hope i can sell them if i decide too
I do not know if I can answer that. Appraisals are not allowed except if you had 35 rep. Wait till an older member than me answers that.
    
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