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Biostar T550 is the best budget OC'er
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Yeah...^^^ the Biostar TForce 550 is good board.
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Alright, that leaves a PSU, and CPU cooler.
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Corsair 620HX and Arctic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro
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post #15 of 27
I have a Scythe Mine which performs pretty good at a somewhat low price. The best ones out now are the Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme and then the Tuniq Tower 120.

What videocard are you going to end up using? Chech this guide for recommend PSUs http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-supplies.html
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PiratesRule View Post
I have a Scythe Mine which performs pretty good at a somewhat low price. The best ones out now are the Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme and then the Tuniq Tower 120.

What videocard are you going to end up using? Chech this guide for recommend PSUs http://www.overclock.net/power-suppl...-supplies.html
So far, this is what I have listed for her.
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Athlon64 X2 3600+ (Brisbane)
GeForce 8800GTS 320MB
Asus M2N-E SLI *or* Biostar TForce 550
Artic Cooling Freezer 64 Pro
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What kind of resolution is she going to run?
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post #18 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by KloroFormd View Post
There are better CPU's than AMD's current offerings, but she wants AMD. Either way, I wouldn't say AMD's suck just like I wouldn't say Intel sucks during the early P4 days.
I would.

Buying an inferior product is just plain stupid. There is nothing more to it.

It's like a small box of cheerios when u can get the large for the same price... Or something like that... I just had cheerios so they are fresh in my mind.
post #19 of 27
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What kind of resolution is she going to run?
No idea. She's offline at the moment. I'll ask ASAP.
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post #20 of 27
Everyone who is for some reason bashing AMD...check out the latest price/performance charts on THG and tell it to my face, so I can have something good to laugh at. Even the bloated X2 6000+ beats all but three Intels, two Pentiums and the e4300. Ouch.

Go with an X2 3800+ (like what I have...the BEST in the chart) or an X2 3600+, if this friend of yours is into overclocking. Then you can get a very nice graphics card, like everyone is suggesting.
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