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post #11 of 21
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Thanks for your builts. 4x ATI HD4850s are more viable at long term than any Geforce 9 series?
They are releasing GTX280 and 260, Im not sure if this is 9 series or not, but yes I think 4x 4850HDs is more futureproof since one of em is 10% better than a 9800GTX
Edited by coltsrock - 6/14/08 at 6:24pm
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I see. Thanks a lot then, I'll definitely look up to these suggestions.
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I see. Thanks a lot then, I'll definitely look up to these suggestions.
NP thats why we're here
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Thnx, I just figured he wanted ALOT of storage, Maybe a Velociraptor???? And another one later? They are $100 more than the 1TB but reviews say blows RAID0 raptors out of the water.. He could add a 750 or 500Gb later of he needed more storage
Ah, have not been keeping my self up to date and hard drive specs and comparisons, a bit out of touch. If that data holds true, then that single TB drive will serve him well.
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Ah right, just one more thing, in terms of overclocking the Q9550, is there any resemblance of performance like Q6600?
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Ah right, just one more thing, in terms of overclocking the Q9550, is there any resemblance of performance like Q6600?
I do not believe they will see G0 stepping like OCing. From what I have heard, not too much to back this up should do some research, the wolfdale quads are not seeing the OCs of the wolfdale duals.
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$2700 budget???? I want to see what high priced would be for you
It's high price if your building in the states, but only medicore if your building in europe or something.
    
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Ah, have not been keeping my self up to date and hard drive specs and comparisons, a bit out of touch. If that data holds true, then that single TB drive will serve him well.
i think you got it backwards 1tb drives are slow and raid 0 velociraptors is as fast as things get ^_^ well short of ssd drives but those are out of your price range.
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dont go amd for procs or mobos and dont go old 9 series, I'll put together a system and upload a scrnshot
    
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dont go amd for procs or mobos and dont go old 9 series, I'll put together a system and upload a scrnshot


This leaves 650 in leway for expected gtx 280 prices no shipping
    
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