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get http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121272 or 4870.. and go with either one of the psus above me
get a xigmatek hdt cooler.. you cant go wrong
im trying to aim for a 1gb vid card
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post #32 of 44
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im trying to aim for a 1gb vid card
Don't get the 1GB version for the 4850. It won't make much of a difference. Try to get a 4870 instead.
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post #33 of 44
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Originally Posted by morbid_bean View Post
im trying to aim for a 1gb vid card
What monitor will you be using with this build and what is the max resolution? Maybe you won't need a 1GB HD4870. It's worth asking since the Sapphire HD4870 512MB is $60 cheaper than the 1GB version.
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post #34 of 44
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Originally Posted by Ben the OCer View Post
What monitor will you be using with this build and what is the max resolution? Maybe you won't need a 1GB HD4870. It's worth asking since the Sapphire HD4870 512MB is $60 cheaper than the 1GB version.
well i haven't gotten to the monitor yet so im not sure i just figured a 1gb would be better down the road
Edited by morbid_bean - 12/22/08 at 10:41pm
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post #35 of 44
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well i haven't to the monitor yet so im not sure
Just think about it since your monitor choice will limit the max resolution you can run games (which will decide the GPU you buy)? I'd recommend a Samsung. They have amazing picture quality and I love mine. If the max resolution is 1680x1050 or lower a 512MB HD4870 should be fine. If the resolution is higher than that then get a 1GB HD4870.
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Just think about it since your monitor choice will limit the max resolution you can run games (which will decide the GPU you buy)? I'd recommend a Samsung. They have amazing picture quality and I love mine. If the max resolution is 1680x1050 or lower a 512MB HD4870 should be fine.
well my personal preference i dont like my resolution that high so i guess its wise to go with the 512
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I would totally go with either a 9800gt or a 4850! The 9800gt is going for about $110 right now depending on the brand, and it performs pretty great. You could get a cheaper cpu and just get an aftermarket cooler, because my e7200 overclocks great. Also the e8400 or e7300 is good too. And also get a good power supply, I got a 600watt and it is coolio and not a bad price. So, 9800 gt or 4850, a better power supply, and a cheaper processor! That all, good luck!!!
4850 > 9800GT, so get that. Get an E7300.
    
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Ok so this is what I came up with....



Spening a little more than I wanted to but im sure it will be worth it come tax returns
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^ Awesome! Looks excellent, I'm sure you'll be happy with those components.

OT: What skin/theme are you using for Firefox in that screenshot? That looks really cool.
    
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^ Awesome! Looks excellent, I'm sure you'll be happy with those components.

OT: What skin/theme are you using for Firefox in that screenshot? That looks really cool.
Its actually just the default firefox theme but what changes it is the gdk theme I use. Its called nimbus, it has a very professional look to me.

http://gnome-look.org/content/show.p...?content=70212 Check it out
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