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Im building a pc intel all the way baby going with a quad core.
1333fsb 12mb catche. any ways what im wanting to know is whats the best chipset out there right now? is the x38 and x48 been replaced already or not? also is it worth going ddr3 now or waiting? getting a 9 series nvidia card so let me know what you think is best
    
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Core2 DUo T7300 2.0ghz 4Mb L2 catche Dell P.O.S 8600M GT 256mb Pci express 2048 MB 
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160 gb :( but 7200 rpm :) good for laptop Vista 32bit home preminum hellllllo.... laptop, means its sh!t 
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Core2 DUo T7300 2.0ghz 4Mb L2 catche Dell P.O.S 8600M GT 256mb Pci express 2048 MB 
Hard DriveOSPower
160 gb :( but 7200 rpm :) good for laptop Vista 32bit home preminum hellllllo.... laptop, means its sh!t 
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Both of those I believe are still going strong but will be replaced towards mid/end summer with the intro of nehalem and all that. DDR3 for my tastes is too expensive now to be practical just go DDR2 and OC. Also whats your budget so we can provide some ideas for ya...
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Intel E8400 ASUS P5N-D XFX 8800GT (OC'd to Extreme Edition) 4 gig (2x2) Patriot Xtreme Performance 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250 gb SAMSUNG HD250HJ x2 RAID 0 Lite-On DVDRW SATA Vista Home Premium x64 Acer X193W+BD 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G11 OCZ GameXStream 700w Apevia X-Type Jupiter Jr. Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
SteelSeries 20034 5L Complexity Edition 
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