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post #11 of 25
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Originally Posted by imtony View Post
So I'm thinking about getting a ASUS P5Q pro with a 4850 instead...how much better is it then the 9800GT?
Depending on the game, 20-70%. Games like GRID and DX10 games like Assasins Creed excel on the 4850.
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post #12 of 25
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Originally Posted by askareem24 View Post
if youre interested. the system i got listed below only costed me 574.83 cents to be exact (included shipping). i got every one of my moneys worth and this comp will handle many future games to come

let me know if u have any questions
You're running XP 64 Pro with 2MB ram?
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post #13 of 25
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Originally Posted by hokage View Post
You're running XP 64 Pro with 2MB ram?
oops heheh, i forgot to update that part of the sig, im running 2mb ram on 32bit right now
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wolfdale e7300 Biostar P43 Msi gtx260 Crucial Ballistx ddr2 800mhz 
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500GB Seagate Barracuda Lite-on dvdrw/cdrw Windows XP 64 Pro Hanns G 17'' widescreen 
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post #14 of 25
Thread Starter 
Whats a good cheap 4gb memory for overclocking? And I'm probably going to get a used 4850 from the FS section. Hmm, I'll see if I have enough to get a e8400 instead. Oh, And with XP 64bit, it recognizes all 4 gb's of ram right? thanks
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post #15 of 25
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Originally Posted by imtony View Post
Whats a good cheap 4gb memory for overclocking? And I'm probably going to get a used 4850 from the FS section. Hmm, I'll see if I have enough to get a e8400 instead. Oh, And with XP 64bit, it recognizes all 4 gb's of ram right? thanks
yeah im pretty sure 64bit os recognizes 4gb of ram

however, xp 64bit has a lot of programs that arent compatible.. i know this becuase i had 64bit before

id get xp32bit or vista 32bit and use 3gb of ram. 2x1 in dual and 2 x 512 in dual
the budget system
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wolfdale e7300 Biostar P43 Msi gtx260 Crucial Ballistx ddr2 800mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB Seagate Barracuda Lite-on dvdrw/cdrw Windows XP 64 Pro Hanns G 17'' widescreen 
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Rosewill 500W Cooler Master 590 
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wolfdale e7300 Biostar P43 Msi gtx260 Crucial Ballistx ddr2 800mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB Seagate Barracuda Lite-on dvdrw/cdrw Windows XP 64 Pro Hanns G 17'' widescreen 
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post #16 of 25
Thread Starter 
Whats a good cheap 2gb ram for OCing?
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Kingston SSDNow V300 Series. AMSUNG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner Black windows 7 27 inch Asus 
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post #17 of 25
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Originally Posted by imtony View Post
Whats a good cheap 2gb ram for OCing?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820141298

order two of those

ive never tried those, but ****, its got 4-4-4-12 out of the box and one review says it was oc-ed to 1066mhz. now t hats what i call really good cheap ram
the budget system
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
wolfdale e7300 Biostar P43 Msi gtx260 Crucial Ballistx ddr2 800mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB Seagate Barracuda Lite-on dvdrw/cdrw Windows XP 64 Pro Hanns G 17'' widescreen 
PowerCase
Rosewill 500W Cooler Master 590 
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wolfdale e7300 Biostar P43 Msi gtx260 Crucial Ballistx ddr2 800mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
500GB Seagate Barracuda Lite-on dvdrw/cdrw Windows XP 64 Pro Hanns G 17'' widescreen 
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Rosewill 500W Cooler Master 590 
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post #18 of 25
In my opinion GSkill is always a good choice for memory.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231144

^ A 2x1GB DDR2 1066 (5-5-5-15) kit

From my experience, you can tighten up the timings quite a bit without moving the voltage.
    
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post #19 of 25
Thread Starter 
Okay, Thanks to my sister and brother, i can either get

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102801
this and
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131299
that

or
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130398
this
and
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128358
that

which one would be better in the long run and be future proof to sli/cfx?
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Kingston SSDNow V300 Series. AMSUNG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner Black windows 7 27 inch Asus 
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Kingston SSDNow V300 Series. AMSUNG 22X DVD±R DVD Burner Black windows 7 27 inch Asus 
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post #20 of 25
get the gigabyte e45-ud3p mobo.
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WD 36gb Raptor, Seagate 320gb & 500gb Sata HD's Pioneer 216, Benq 1640, LG H62L XP Pro SP3 Samsung 23 inch lcd tv 
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