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post #21 of 52
I'd pay $5 more to get a 500GB hard drive, and get a 3600+ with some nice water cooling (cpu only simply because it's easier to set up)
post #22 of 52
I have OCed a few times on that DFI, really an amazing board... but pretty hard to get used to after 'normal' boards. You see options that you've never seen before and have no idea what they do. But once you get a hold of it, look out. You can tweak the hell out of it for amazing clocks.
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post #23 of 52
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Agreed

However the KING of 590 overclocking is this In my opion

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136014

Only 140$

I have heard (from someone who owns it) that its amazing and that almost all record AM2 overclocks are made on this board
Yea, cheaper and better performance than my M2N32. But I've read on the egg that it doesn't like certain RAM, and the only review I read on the board had OCZ RAM. Does anyone know if it is compatible with that GSkill RAM? And while we're on the subject of OCZ, why not get OCZ? lol. There's $40 mail in rebates on just about all of their RAM right now, making CAS 4 RAM from reputable OCZ cheaper than CAS 5 RAM from reputable GSkill. Just a thought.

$80 and 4-5-5-15
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227175

$73 and 5-5-5-12
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227124

$76 savings and 4-4-4-15
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227139
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**** I just made a thread about this exact thing yesterday... http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...amd-build.html
    
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**** I just made a thread about this exact thing yesterday... http://www.overclock.net/amd-general...amd-build.html
Haha yes, Ihatethedukes pointed that out on page 2. Whatcha gonna do... people are lazy and don't search before posting.
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Haha yes, Ihatethedukes pointed that out on page 2. Whatcha gonna do... people are lazy and don't search before posting.
haha...no

simply didn't see it.
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This is an awesome setup... personally I'd just go with the X2 3600+ (OC potential)... but otherwise it's primo.
    
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post #29 of 52
The asus isn't worth it. I have the evga suggested earlier, I can run stable my 3600 brisbane at 3.166 ghz. Temps under 60, with a zalman 9700.
post #30 of 52
A quality 430w will be enough. Seasonic is a very good company imo.

Get a 4000+ for a few bucks more than the 3600+. The brisbane one. OC that. The 4000+ has a 10.5x multi. Makes ocing so much easier.

That ASUS is nice, I have it runs hot tho.

Get the brisbane with the 7200.10 HDD and some ram with a MIR that makes it cheap. Don't cut corners but find the best bang for buck. Play with the parts each day till you get a good deal. Also be sure to get the newegg newsletter. Instead of a combo maybe get a nice discount on something..
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