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post #11 of 19
Yup too late now,anyways get ready to do some OC.Have fun now.
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post #12 of 19
Thread Starter 
Could I have gotten better for 550ish? I needed everything case, psu, cpu, gpu, mobo, even OS and optical drives... For a package deal I did not think I could do much better at such a low end price, But I am new and if you know of better please let me know so that I can learn were and how to look for things! I used newegg because they were around when I was doing IS stuff and I knew the name.
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post #13 of 19
You got a good price,but we like build our rig's from scratch and use this great forum for extra help.Enjoy you'r new system.
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post #14 of 19
Thread Starter 
Well I will replace the following parts in the following order: (Give me any feed back)

#1. Ram (get 2 more dimms of the mushkin)

#2. GPU

#3. Mobo

#4. CPU (maybe at the same time as Mobo i might switch to Intel)
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post #15 of 19
Hey mate you just got a new rig and want changed?If i was you have fun with that one and later build one more powerfull.More memory always help.I think you should keeped,and have fun with it.
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post #16 of 19
Welcome dude!!
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post #17 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by alexisd View Post
Hey mate you just got a new rig and want changed?If i was you have fun with that one and later build one more powerfull.More memory always help.I think you should keeped,and have fun with it.
yea... its a bit mad buying a new rig and before you've even got it ur thinking of upgrading parts....

EDIT... you wont notice much difference between 2 and 4GB of ram
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post #18 of 19
Thread Starter 
Guys,

TY... I will just "play" with rig before changing anything.

Wiggy,

Can you compare "Grid" to other racing sims... GT5 or Forza?

Are you playing it with a Controller/Game Pad like xbox 360 controller for PC or just using keyboard?

The graphics look great in the previews... How are they in the game?

How about the driving physics are they "real" like Gran Turismo or cheap "arcade" made for "fun"?
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post #19 of 19
Driving in GRID is fun but nowhere near a simulation.

OC and have fun with your computer now because
RAM-CPU-MOBO == new system. Just when your upgrading your rig in the future
this forum is great for finding good bang-for-buck hardware.

have fun
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