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I have roughly 1200 American buckaroos to waste on a computer. I need everything from CPU to monitor to speakers, keyboard and mouse. I decided I want to use the Q6600 processor and an Antec 900 gaming case. Me being the newbie that I am have no idea what is cohesive with this processor. My goal? To overclock to at least 3.2ghz. That's my price and my goal. I don't know if you guys enjoy doing this or downright hate it when a member asks you to do this, but please help me put together a good system!!!

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Moheevi_chess
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memory:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231098


It's only 45.00.Can't go wrong on that.
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Look at what I have in my sig. I have an asus maximus coming. I would recommend that. Also, get a tuniq tower for a cpu cooler. For a monitor I would reccoment a samsung 22in. With my sig rig and 22in monitor that should be $1200
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memory:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231098


It's only 45.00.Can't go wrong on that.
Will I need more then 2GB ram for Vista 64? My brother uses Vista 64 and it takes 1 GB ram idling.
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Look at what I have in my sig. I have an asus maximus coming. I would recommend that. Also, get a tuniq tower for a cpu cooler. For a monitor I would reccoment a samsung 22in. With my sig rig and 22in monitor that should be $1200
Thanks I'll check it out!!!
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Will I need more then 2GB ram for Vista 64? My brother uses Vista 64 and it takes 1 GB ram idling.
yes. At least 4gb. I can go over 4gb when video editing no problem but I dont have the money for 8gb right now.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145194
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I think so.If you are going to play some heavy processing games.But if you go over 4gbs then vista won't recognize all of it.
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Aright thanks guys this is a lot of help
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I think so.If you are going to play some heavy processing games.But if you go over 4gbs then vista won't recognize all of it.
um... yes it will.
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Originally Posted by Fishinfan View Post
I think so.If you are going to play some heavy processing games.But if you go over 4gbs then vista won't recognize all of it.

he said he was going vista 64 which will recognize over 3.whatever gigs of ram.


Edit: wow im slow
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