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post #11 of 46
8800GT is awesome for its price.
Already included in the build I have.
Should work flawless.
    
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post #12 of 46
Yeah... get the 8800GT or you can wait till the 9000 Series come out, by then the 8800 series will drop
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post #13 of 46
Definately get a CM690 over that NZXT case.
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post #14 of 46
I heard 9000 series will not be worth it and the 8800GTX would be good enough, even the GT. Yes price goes down, better for late buyers, like myself.
    
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post #15 of 46
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um, the ram's 8 gigs total for those saying it's really expensive... i just checked newegg and it's one of the least expensive...
oh, and how do you go about getting the E8400 b/c no one has it?
post #16 of 46
What do you mean.. that has been out for the longest time...
Newegg.com search E8400.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115037

No point for 8GBs of ram, 4GBs is good enough.
    
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post #17 of 46
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um, the ram's 8 gigs total for those saying it's really expensive... i just checked newegg and it's one of the least expensive...
oh, and how do you go about getting the E8400 b/c no one has it?
What's the maximum amount of RAM Vista can use? I don't think it's quite 8gb. Now the quad wasn't a complete waste of money, but 8gigs of ram that he won't even need half of is.
    
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post #18 of 46
Vista only needs 1GB of Memory.

So with 2GBs it should be enough. And many of us use 2GBS, correctly me if I am wrong? And then right now, in the build I gave him 4GBs, dual 2GBs.
    
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post #19 of 46
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What's the maximum amount of RAM Vista can use? I don't think it's quite 8gb. Now the quad wasn't a complete waste of money, but 8gigs of ram that he won't even need half of is.
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Vista only needs 1GB of Memory.

So with 2GBs it should be enough. And many of us use 2GBS, correctly me if I am wrong? And then right now, in the build I gave him 4GBs, dual 2GBs.
Home Premium and above support 128GB.

1 gig is fine for Vista, 2 is noticeably better (and recommended for 64bit), but 4 is awesome, especially if you play games or use programs that use a lot of ram.
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post #20 of 46
We'll never get to go to 128GB. Maybe one day...
    
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