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post #11 of 37
The difference in the higher FSB adds only a few percent gain in real world situations, go for the quad and overclock it to 3.0 GHz or higher. Just remember you'll need better cooling for a quad core...they tend to get rather...warm.
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post #12 of 37
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I want the PC I am planning to build to last me a good couple of years before I upgrade.

Everyone is in favour of the Quad, what Motherboard should I pair with her?
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post #13 of 37
People seem really happy with the ASUS P5K. That or a good P965 board I'd recommend.
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post #14 of 37
I would gun for a board with the P35 chipset, seen some threads here, saying they oc better.
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Here is what I have put together, note this is without the 3rd party cooler:



Comes to about £992 with next day delivery. What do you guys think?
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post #16 of 37
Looks good. Make sure to use after market cooling if you plan on overclocking.
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post #17 of 37
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I could drop the ram, DVD-RW and ATI 2900XT and get a 640MB BFG 8800GTS OC instead. That comes to £861 with next day delivery.

The ram I have now is good enough isn't it?
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post #18 of 37
your ram will limit your overclock but youll be able to get to 333 fsb
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post #19 of 37
Wow! Nice setup....Check out this for memory, comes highly recommend on here.
G.Skill ddr2-800 HZ's


And this for a cooler, if u not chose one yet, these two are highly recommended by the experts on here as well.
Tuniq Tower 120 or
Thermalright 120 Extreme
post #20 of 37
You could run the RAM you have now, but you might run into difficulty with a higher oc, you may have to run a high divider. But yes, if you're looking to save some money you can keep the RAM you have now.

Someone else may no better about the GPU's, I hear they are similar in performance. I guess it comes down to which gives you the best price for performance.
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