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post #11 of 29
I'd get the DK P35 as you'll get the same performance as the LT. Also would pass on the quad and get a 45nm dual for performance in games.
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post #12 of 29
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Originally Posted by xdaseinx View Post
I'd get the DK P35 as you'll get the same performance as the LT. Also would pass on the quad and get a 45nm dual for performance in games.
As I said earlier, I need more than one PCIe slot, so DK doesn't work for me.

I thought about the dual, but I think the quad will do me better, I game some but not alot and alot of the games I play will be maxable on the quad and GT/whatever I step up to. And in the future, well, if necessary I will upgrade

And for the historical precedent, 2 years ago people were telling me to get a single core CPU because it OC'd better, you see where those are now
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post #13 of 29
I don't know about you, but I would get the open box at newegg for the DFI board.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813136039R
new 179.99 plus shipping, open box 90.99 plus shipping.

The money saved on the board could go toward other things like more ram.

As for newegg open boxes, I have had good experience with them.
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Gotta love Mushkin RAM. They have excellent performance.

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post #15 of 29
get yourself the LT and not the DK solely based on the fact that you have an 8 phase digital PWM vs the 4 phase on the DK which becomes critical for high and stable overclock of the Q6600.
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post #16 of 29
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I don't know about you, but I would get the open box at newegg for the DFI board.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813136039R
new 179.99 plus shipping, open box 90.99 plus shipping.

The money saved on the board could go toward other things like more ram.

As for newegg open boxes, I have had good experience with them.
Open boxes are garanteed to work right? Just not have all the random little bits like SATA cables and the like?
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Open boxes are garanteed to work right? Just not have all the random little bits like SATA cables and the like?
Thet arent guaranteed to work but they can be returned within a week if they are DOA. My board is open box and it came with no accessories but the board works 100% and i saved about 40%
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post #18 of 29
Dont get the 8800GT, get the 3870!
post #19 of 29
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Well talked to my father (AKA my financer), yes I am 20 years old, and I am still borrowing money from him. Gonna order this stuff tomorrow night yay!
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post #20 of 29
If you are willing to spend a bit more you can get a Q6700 which is really go right now.
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