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Possibly being able to do a build, makin up some specs for 2 differently priced rigs, what you guys think

Reg Rig

Mobo: Asus P5Q - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131295

Memory: Muskin 4gig ddr2 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146731

Proc: E7300 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115132

GFX: 9800 GT - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130397

HDD: 250gig Seagate - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148261

PSU: coolermaster 500w - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817171018

Total: About $550


Great Rig

Mobo: Asus Rampage - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131334

Memory: Muskin 4gig ddr3 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231180

Proc: E8600 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115054

GFX: 4850 X2 - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102809

HDD: 150 gig Velociraptor - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136296

PSU: PC P&C 750w - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817703009

Total: About $1500


Any reccomendations on better choices? i havnt been following stuff too much lately
Edited by im_not_an_artard - 12/22/08 at 3:45pm
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for the great rig
ddr2 is really enough for a E8600
instead of ddr3
save the budget of ddr3 for the i7 or i5 in the future
    
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Originally Posted by MKLAW View Post
for the great rig
ddr2 is really enough for a E8600
instead of ddr3
save the budget of ddr3 for the i7 or i5 in the future
Thnx, ill look up switchin, any other reccomendations?
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Thnx, ill look up switchin, any other reccomendations?
I would say that E8600 is a little bit overkilled, but if there's money to spend, just buy it.
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