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Since hes running on a 939 mobo, what would be something good for him? CPU wise
post #12 of 20
i x2 3800= or 4200+ thats what i have and it runs well. and you can get it to around 2.6 mines at 2.5.
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Originally Posted by TheFlyingWallaby View Post
I agree with Chozart's proposed rig, except substitute a DFI board (maybe Infinity SLI) for the Biostar, and DDR2 800.
That would only drive the price up. The Biostar is perfectly capable of overclocking that X2 3600+ beyond 3.0GHz, and there is no need for DDR2 800 with a CPU that runs on 200MHz HTT.
    
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He's better off getting a new rig. Besides the Apevia 500W PSU won't cut it for a 8800GTS.
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He's better off getting a new rig. Besides the Apevia 500W PSU won't cut it for a 8800GTS.
Yes it will.

And if he wants a minor upgrade, like said before, just get a x2 3800+ or something.

At least go dual core.
    
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Yes it will.

And if he wants a minor upgrade, like said before, just get a x2 3800+ or something.

At least go dual core.
That PSU and a 8800GTS, no way in hell will it provide stable power to it
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That PSU and a 8800GTS, no way in hell will it provide stable power to it
i've been running mine with quite stably for months now with an asaka 480W PSU and quite a significant overclock...
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The 8800GTS at full load only runs 110w, add another 65w-80w for the cpu and 200w for everything else.

That's only 400w.
    
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I owned an Aspire/Apevia, their 500w performs more like a 350w. I wouldn't trust one powering an 8800GTS
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post #20 of 20
A good 500W unit can power it quite easily.

And Apevia? nay, not really.
    
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