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And the reason I didn't get a E8400 is because Crysis likes quads.
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post #22 of 24
Ubernewhacks, you want a more powerful power supply. I would get this:
http://www.buy.com/prod/corsair-vx-5...205852646.html

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Originally Posted by ubernewhacks View Post
And the reason I didn't get a E8400 is because Crysis likes quads.

Umm, no, duals do (slightly) better. I would still get a quad though, more future-proofed.
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post #23 of 24
Yeah. He's right on. That will need a better PSU, and the $5 difference goes a long way. My fault.
I actually didn't know that the duals did slightly better, but yeah, Future proofing FTW.
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post #24 of 24
Oh, also, a heat sink is needed, but you can worry about that later, as this is a bit of a stretch and you can overclock later on once you have gotten used to the computer and such if you feel the need.
EDIT: If you feel people have helped you out and answered your questions there is Rep you can give to those who help you.
Edited by ubernewhacks - 6/18/08 at 1:38pm
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