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im looking into a Celeron 420 and a nice 775 board. but if i get the cpu and mobo, i can only get a 8600GTS. or i can go without the stuff and get a 8800gts. what should i do?
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You should get a new PSU before you get a 8800gts.

And having a Celly with a good GPU is pointless...

So save up so you have enough for a PSU and the 8800gts.
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celerons sucks
    
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I agree with calvin. I would get a good 600W Power Supply, Socket LGA775 Motherboard with P35 Chipset, and a Core 2 Duo. Then, upgrade to a 9-Series.

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You should get a new PSU before you get a 8800gts.

And having a Celly with a good GPU is pointless...

So save up so you have enough for a PSU and the 8800gts.
im getting a new PSU, but have u seen the benchmarks for the new Celeron? its a Conroe core 1.6ghz.... super pi is 31 seconds compared to my 35sec. with my 3800 at 2.7
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im getting a new PSU, but have u seen the benchmarks for the new Celeron? its a Conroe core 1.6ghz.... super pi is 31 seconds compared to my 35sec. with my 3800 at 2.7
What's your budget?
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im getting a new PSU, but have u seen the benchmarks for the new Celeron? its a Conroe core 1.6ghz.... super pi is 31 seconds compared to my 35sec. with my 3800 at 2.7
Don't get that, get the E2140 if you need something cheap.
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Don't get that, get the E2140 if you need something cheap.
i dont know if i can pull the xtra $32
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celerons sucks
words of a spoken genius! lol
    
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i dont know if i can pull the xtra $32
BUDGET!!!
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