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I got screwed on my video card orders. First one was not really what I wanted, so its being sent back for money, second one I waited 5 days and nothing as far as shipping, call them and its backordered so I cancel it. What I am trying to do right now is to just go with what I wanted in the first place. And pray I get all my other money back without any complications heh.

Right now I picked out a cheap motherboard and a 350$ pcie card. I really need some advice on the make/model of them both. I need to hurry if I am able to get it in time for xmas or right after, but I dont want to order unless for once I am sure it is the right choice.

VC
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814127194
MB
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127225
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The EVGA has great support and warranty.
On the MB... the ASUS is a good OCer, but most seem to prefer the extra BIOS features of the DFIs equivelant.
    
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I was looking at the lower priced evga/asus but the reviews for it are horrible. All about DOA,RMA, and other problems.
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edited - Evga 7800gt received more reviews and rating than MSI 7800gt, and most reviews stated that the card is good.
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The RAM is DDR400 and should work... the MB makers do not test every possible brand and type Perhaps Pony has some insight as to it's tested compatability.
    
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130256

or

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130249

?

Much diffrence? Not many bad complaints on the second vs the first. But the second is more money.

also.

is this a really good board? In your own oppinion, I would rather have a word from you guys then just from the FAQ's.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152
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On the vid cards... not sure what the exact differnace is
On the MB, I'll be building the SLI ver very shortly
    
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Building the SLI? I don't think that helps me decide on the mobo???

What mobo to get, So confused...

Edit:
These are some reviews I see for the DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D ATX AMD Motherboard. Are these people like newbie users, or is this board as bad as they are saying?



Comments: Good board for outrageous overclocking, if you're willing to often be frustrated. It does not work right out of the box. The bios is exceedingly complex, even for experts. Keep in mind this is a second tier manufacturer, and it shows. I've found third party bioses that often work better than official ones. There is no parallel port. The chipset fan is noisy in a quiet system. Also the NForce4 chipset causes system crashes with soulseek running. I'm heading back to Newegg products to purchase an Asus board

DFI S*(#s

Pros: I do not have much of anything good to say about this board.

Cons: DIF is not worth the buying. There product is no where near what they say it is.

Other Thoughts: Received the board and it looks like a little kiddy board. For starters it is very particular about memory...it would not work with Patriot, Mushkin, OCZ and I had a hell of a time getting it to work with Corsair. Overclocking sucks and its documentation really sucks. I am glad I have put together a FEW SYSTEMS other wise I would not have know what to do. I sent this back I got the BxxxxAR board and a GIG of Patriot 533, with an AMD 3500 (over clocked already to 2.7GB and running better than the DFI board ever thought of) and a 7800GT which is overclocked up 1.7 now...luv newegg, hate DFI and corsair is really not on my good side now. I recommend the BxxxxAR for xx bucks that will scream versus the DF******r xxx....for what is worth
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post #9 of 12
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Well I went ahead and ordered these 2 after spending 3 hours searching for choices.. I seriously hope I did not make a mistake this time.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130256
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post #10 of 12
No mistakes made and but profit gained you can register your evga 7800gt to its site and receive quake 4 for free lol

I think the difference between this same Evga 7800gt is their cooling supply, The expensive one probably has a full copper cooling..
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