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post #1 of 18
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Well Time for an upgrade... Getting the money together now (selling stuff on ebay!)

Heres my idea of the perfect system for me!

MOBO: DFI SLI-DR EXPERT
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136166

CPU: OPTY 148
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103596 OR The 3700+ with the E6 steppings. Help me decide!

GFX: 7800GT
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130249

Power Supply: OCZ 600 with adjustable rails.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817711001

What do you guys think? Suggestions for RAM would be nice I dont wanna get stuck with this kingston value crap any longer.
    
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post #2 of 18
Sounds do-able--why Opty?
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post #3 of 18
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Well from what I hear they OC like mad...... I'm hoping for 3.0

Im just wanting some input so I know if I'm doing this right....

Still waiting on formed to move this thread to AMD GENERAL..

Thanks for the reply.
    
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post #4 of 18
Lately the 3700+ seem to be OCing like mad too!
It's all in the stepping and a little luck of the draw!
    
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post #5 of 18
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You think that's what I should do???

And how about this E6 stepping thats out.... instead of the volatge being 1.35/1.4 on the box it's 1.35 sooooooooooo which one should I get?
    
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post #6 of 18
That Bluish box 1.35v is new to me... I saw it in a post yesterday and know nothing of it other than it sounds like a lower vcore dependant unit!
I did some serious searching on it and found only lots of retailers now have it!
    
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post #7 of 18
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So should I get the 3700+ or the Opty???? Which is the better bang for the buck?
    
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post #8 of 18
Without knowing the stepping it a luck of the draw
Sorry, wish I could help you with that decision.
    
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post #9 of 18
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Which one is better stock???

I would rather take my chances with the one that will outperform the other when it's stock.
    
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post #10 of 18
I hear bad things about that PSU, i would suggest maybe a Sunbeam NUUO 550 or 600W psu...they are sturdy as a rock.....the OCZ 520 is stable and good but just hear bad things about that 600W
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