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post #1 of 10
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Heej peepz,

I've came across a cheap Mobo..
im buying a system on low budget.
im 17 so i cant afford to much stuff.


The system i ordered is :

Motherboard: ECS P35T-A (v 1.0)
Processor: Intel Duo Core E2160 @1.8Ghz ( i might overclock if mobo supports)
Graphics Card: XFX GeForce 8600GT 256MB XXX edition (with zalman cooler)
Ram Memory: OCZ 800mhz 6400 2GB RAM

I don't know if this system is okay.
I have my doubts about the motherboard tho.

there is 1 thing im pretty confused with..

It says it has PCI Express 16X Slot.

but when i look at ECS Site.
it says something about 2 slots :O

1 x PCI Express x16 slot (Orange)
1 x PCI Express x16 slot (Blue @ x4 bandwidth)

What does this mean?

Does it support SLI?
if so i will buy a second 8600GT for SLI.

Please help
here is link to the mobo specs on the official site.
http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Pro...uID=44&LanID=9
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post #2 of 10
4x means how much data it can send is much lower than a x16 slot, it cant SLI though, just because you have the slots you need doesnt mean you can.
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aha i see,,


i've read something on the net..

about something weird..

if you overclock..
as example the CPU FBS..

you are overclocking the rest to ? :O

like the gpu etc huh.. weird
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Why on earth would you get two 8600GTs when you can get an 8800GT for about the same price?
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post #5 of 10
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Why on earth would you get two 8600GTs when you can get an 8800GT for about the same price?
aslo better proformance from a single 8800 than 2x8600
post #6 of 10
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aha i see..

well i maybe would..



but.. i need a new mobo later..
CUZ.. this mobo doesnt support SLI
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aha i see..

well i maybe would..



but.. i need a new mobo later..
CUZ.. this mobo doesnt support SLI
what psu are you going to use? and you don't need sli dude... not if you are going to get a 1.8 ghz processor. Pretty sure that would bottle neck your system... it seems you just want SLI just so you can say you have 2 graphics cards. I say get the 8800 gt and be happy with it. It will be far better than 2 86's anyday
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post #8 of 10
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Ok i decided to take the 8800GT serie onces i get some more money later..

or i go for the 9600GT.

But the 1.8Ghz processor. will be overclocked with my Zalman cooler on it..

and my PSU is standard 450W from the X-Gear case.

i don't know wich PSU is good.. so i need help on it.
and i can't afford a 100+ euro one now xD.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaisukeJP View Post
Ok i decided to take the 8800GT serie onces i get some more money later..

or i go for the 9600GT.

But the 1.8Ghz processor. will be overclocked with my Zalman cooler on it..

and my PSU is standard 450W from the X-Gear case.

i don't know wich PSU is good.. so i need help on it.
and i can't afford a 100+ euro one now xD.
Good idea about the 8800 gt. I think 450watt should be enough... I just don't know about the brand, but I'm sure it will be fine. I'm not sure how much you can overclock that cpu either... I have not really researched that particular one but you should definitely research it yourself and see how much you can overclock that cpu, and see if you can get a better deal elsewhere on a faster one. (thats just my opinion though)

Do you have any experience overclocking?
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post #10 of 10
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Yes i've been overclocking my CPU and GPU for a while.
and i did it with my friends PC's to..

all stable =)

but im still curious about my mobo if it can overclock
its a p35 model tho
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