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Check my sig for current setup...

Just looked at the article over at Tom's Hardware on their $500 build:



Now, check the 3dMark06 scores:



Mine is at 6500...overclocked!
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Yay! Go for it!
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post #3 of 25
I'd go with this video card instead for around the $130 price.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814134038
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Id get this case and psu instead. Sonata with the 500w earthwatts psu. Much more futureproof. Other then that, great build..except for the missing os. http://shop1.outpost.com/product/517...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
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Intel > AMD

nVidia > ATI



Flame me please.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by bon3crush2 View Post
Intel > AMD

nVidia > ATI



Flame me please.
You can't flame the truth!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by AMD+nVidia View Post
You can't flame the truth!
You can... but you won't win.
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post #8 of 25
Quote:
Originally Posted by jlells01 View Post
Check my sig for current setup...

Just looked at the article over at Tom's Hardware on their $500 build:



Now, check the 3dMark06 scores:



Mine is at 6500...overclocked!


Your card is what's holding you back the most.

Yah it was the $h!t in it's day but that day came and left.

You could score that with your rig and an 8800GT/GTS 512.
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post #9 of 25
Lol, this belongs in the Intel forums.
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post #10 of 25
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sasquatch in Space View Post
Your card is what's holding you back the most.

Yah it was the !t in it's day but that day came and left.

You could score that with your rig and an 8800GT/GTS 512.
I agree, but my questions are these:

How much would it cost to put in a new card...around $200, right.

Ok, how much could I sell my computer for? Don't know..

If I could sell the computer for $300 or more, it would make sense to do a new build...

Would post in the appraisals, but I don't have enough REP...
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