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post #31 of 54
I wouldn't even think to buy som' below 500W. It is far too important to have a good PSU that has a 20% margin over your current rig.

I've seen you didn't comment at all our suggestions of getting a 6420, this could save you a couple of coins.
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post #32 of 54
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I wouldn't even think to buy som' below 500W. It is far too important to have a good PSU that has a 20% margin over your current rig.

I've seen you didn't comment at all our suggestions of getting a 6420, this could save you a couple of coins.
Yes he did, said he was getting the e6420.
    
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post #33 of 54
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Originally Posted by dpawl31 View Post
what is your max price for it, in ils?
Hm, 200-400 I guess, but try to keep it as low as possible =p (my mom donated another 1250 ILS for the cause ;p)

You guys are really, really helpful. I wouldn't have imagined you'd stick with me for this long
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post #34 of 54
Finding it really hard to read, and I can't find any way to translate the whole page.

Anyway,
http://www.fsale.co.il/Htmls/product...3774&BSP=13773

It's over your budget for your PSU... but it's a solid PSU.
    
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post #35 of 54
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Yes he did, said he was getting the e6420.
Woops, missed that

The PSU I have is quite good, and cheap (60$) - Hiper TypeS 580W. There's another 520W option that is reported to handle pretty powerful rigs. Maybe this would suit better the budget.

P.S. If you have decided to overclock, a great CPU to begin with would be the E4300. It's cheap (more or less), OCs at around 3GHz on stock cooling, but it has 2MB L2 cache. This in turns gives you a 5% penalty in average in gaming if compared to a 4MB L2 CPU at the same speed. In my opinion it's more than worth paying 50% of the price for 95% of the performance. That is, of course, if you overclock. Between the stock e4300 and e6420 it should be a 15-20% performance difference in all but games, they depend more on the VID card.
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post #36 of 54
I've been told each 1MB L2 more = 300mhz speed.
ie 3Ghz 6420 is really like a 4300 @ 3.6ghz.

Anyway, there are a LOT of choices for PSUs on that site, I just can't read or convert hebrew
    
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post #37 of 54
I would get my PSU. It absolutely owns:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341002
Either that or a PC Power and Cooling, which I think makes the OCZ PSUs...could be wrong though.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
Save a little cash, go with the e6420 instead of an e6600 and get DDR2-800



XCLIO GOODPOWER 500W
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189005
I see that....I'm order an E6600 with the ASUS P5K Delux tonight with the GSkill HZs, but how well does that E6420 OC compared to the E6600? I'm thinking they're basically the same freaking chip, just one is clocked higher. I have the money, but no sense in wasting it. Any ideas?
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post #38 of 54
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Thanks ;p
I'll post again tomorrow, after I know the total cost (waiting for email replies from regarding prices (and discounts ;p))

I'll also check out the Hiper PSU and..

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post #39 of 54
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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
I would get my PSU. It absolutely owns:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817341002
Either that or a PC Power and Cooling, which I think makes the OCZ PSUs...could be wrong though.


I see that....I'm order an E6600 with the ASUS P5K Delux tonight with the GSkill HZs, but how well does that E6420 OC compared to the E6600? I'm thinking they're basically the same freaking chip, just one is clocked higher. I have the money, but no sense in wasting it. Any ideas?
I've seen 6420s above 3.6ghz... and most of them are easy to get to 3.5...
    
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post #40 of 54
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It actually got more expensive >.>

PSU - Corsair HX 520W ₪ 669
Case - NZXT Apollo ₪ 385
GPU - BFGTech GeForce 8800GTS 320MB ₪ 1650
Recorder - LG DVDRW GSA-H30N SATA ₪ 210
RAM - G.Skill DDR2 1GBx2 kit 800Mhz 4-4-4-12 ₪ 591
CPU - C2D E6420 ₪ 1000
MB - GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 rev 3.3 ₪ 619
Keyboard - Logitech Classic ₪ 80
Mouse - Razer Copperhead ₪ 360 (with a little help from god that any of these stores have this)
Total ₪ 5564 or $1298 USD

And this is from 4 different stores. I'm hoping the store I usually buy from will discount me to equal all these prices.. (and they don't sell the case, but I guess that's not too bad - cases don't tend to fail and require replacement, ya know =)

Hm, I thought I might get a decent fan for the CPU - what would you recommend? I read an article at Tom's Hardware that says big CPU fans probably won't have room (it doesn't look like they will to me too) ;p

Also, it seems this mobo can only hold 2 fans, while the case has room for three (back, side, front which is optional) ;X
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