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I won't have any problems bringing over my sound card or hard drive will I?
Sound Blaster Audigy 2, and Samsung SV6004H. That HD will probably be the first thing I replace after I get my system up and running. Thanks for all the input, I'm going to check out all of links and try to make a decision.
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post #12 of 18
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I won't have any problems bringing over my sound card or hard drive will I?
Sound Blaster Audigy 2, and Samsung SV6004H. That HD will probably be the first thing I replace after I get my system up and running. Thanks for all the input, I'm going to check out all of links and try to make a decision.
no problems bringing over your sound card or HD.. but yea, you might want a new drive.
    
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post #13 of 18
you can get a seagate 80gig sata drive for about 60 on newegg... they're fast and reliable. that's what I have in my RAID 0 setup. I think it's model line 7200.7 or something like that
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post #14 of 18
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Are there any good deals out there for a good case(doesnt need to be spectacular looking)with a good PSU? 450-500 watts will be sufficient.
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post #15 of 18
I just got an Antec mini tower from newegg for 62 w/ a mail in rebate so it's like 48 after rebate plus shipping. it comes w/ a 350w smartpower II psu... which is small, but the case looks nice.

your best bet would be to get the 50. antec mid tower case from neweeg and then get the psu that I also ordered... fsp 450w w/ dual 12v rails and 18a on each one. it's 56 shipped from neweeg

sorry I'm not giving links... I'm at work so I don't want to take the time to look up the specific items... but i'm bored so that's why I'm here in the first place... i know...
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post #16 of 18
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Can someone explain to me what the deal is with the all the different names of the cores? I.E. Venice, Clawhammer, Newcastle, Palmero, etc.
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post #17 of 18
Ok, Here we go:
Clawhammer: Socket 754 Processor with 1mb cache
Newcastle: Socket 754 and a 939 Processor with 512k cache
Venice: Socket 939 Processor with 512k cache
San Diego: Socket 939 Processor with 1mb Cache

Those are the basic AMD cores. The other differences are that the socket 939s support dual channel memory. Some cores overclock better than others and the such. The San Diego is the best out of the ones I listed.
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post #18 of 18
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What is the best core that there is? What is your recommendation?

Edit - Does having a dual-core processor substantially increase performance?
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