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Okay, I opened up what you had on your link in the opening post. I did not read all the pages since you're going to order soon.

Here is what I would take out in order of importance.

1) Windows vista. Need I say more?

2) OCZ Freeze - > Use Arctic 5 instead since your HSF is the Xiggy.

3) The Asus 4870. It's Asus, stay away, end of story. Get a better brand with a better vapor chamber cooler on it.

4)G skill ram. It does not OC well, you're buying the e8400 Wolfdale. I know you're going to OC, get better ram like Mushkin or some other brand that OC's well.

2. DONE
3. DONE
4. OCZ Plat.?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227298
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Hmmm, aside from them being ASUCKS.

1) Their video cards need the version of the drivers instead of letting the user use the ATI ones.
2) Most of them need a bios flash to work properly.
3) They have errors up the wazoo, do a google search if you don't believe me.
1.) Um no, you can use normal ATI drivers.

2.) Asus cards have a better BIOS (the ones with the TOP bios), there is a reason people flash to the TOP BIOS.

3.) Um what errors. For a video card? Its the same reference card with a custom BIOS.
Edited by Marin - 12/18/08 at 7:37pm
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post #113 of 147
how about instead of arcitc silver get tuniq tx-2
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post #114 of 147
Mmm...Maybe you would like this better

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820227289
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Get this ram instead: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145214

And you're good.
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Originally Posted by clemency View Post
Okay, I opened up what you had on your link in the opening post. I did not read all the pages since you're going to order soon.

Here is what I would take out in order of importance.

1) Windows vista. Need I say more?

2) OCZ Freeze - > Use Arctic 5 instead since your HSF is the Xiggy.

3) The Asus 4870. It's Asus, stay away, end of story. Get a better brand with a better vapor chamber cooler on it.

4)G skill ram. It does not OC well, you're buying the e8400 Wolfdale. I know you're going to OC, get better ram like Mushkin or some other brand that OC's well.
1. What's wrong with Vista? It probably has more support than XP by now. DX10.

2. No big difference.

3. Personally I'd get the Sapphire, but not because Asus is a bad brand.. On the contrary.

4. What's this nonsense about G.Skills not overclocking? Are you talking about G.Skill's in general, or that specific kit?

Almost all the 2x2GB Kits overclock the same. There are no Micron D9's as there are in some 2x1GB Kits..
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Get the Corsair.
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