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post #11 of 18
Stick with Intel buddy, with the Conroe coming soon, you won't regret it!
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*Cough* Windsor *Cough*
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post #13 of 18
Everything looks fine cept the mobo, but its your choice, take a look at this though.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813136152
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that's why i post it.. i want advice in component i might buy...
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post #15 of 18
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I just found this... in a article...

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So, thanks to the new clock frequency and the Toledo core used for our Opteron 165 processor we could overclock our CPU by about 1.5 times. In other words, this processor is a great choice for any overclocker. On the one hand, it costs not that much, and on the other hand, it can be easily overclocked to the frequency of the top dual-core AMD Athlon 64 FX-60 processor.

By the way, Athlon 64 X2 3800+ processors based on Manchester core can boast pretty much the same overclocking potential. On average, they overclock to 2.6-2.7GHz frequency. And it means that Opteron 165 would be a better buy than Athlon 64 X2 3800+ if we take into account the overclocking potential. Firstly, it is slightly cheaper, and secondly, it features a larger L2 cache that ensures higher performance.
So, am I doing the right thing ? Buying a x2 3800+ ?
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post #16 of 18
Yea, you coukd, but... That'd kill your whole rig by adding $100 to your processor. I mean its not like you'll notice a desktop performance enhance, but I dual core really has no place in games yetbecuase the games haven't been optimized for Dual Core usage.

So, its kindof useless getting a dual-core processor as of now. And a X2 3800+ gets beat out by a 3500+ Venice. Think about it.
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post #17 of 18
Considering the X2 4400+ on up beats out the current Extreme Edition, and the 4200 on down perform better than three of the top five intel chips, even the 3800 is a good buy. A 6600GT or 6800GS is probably a good option for a GPU. Mobo would probably be an Asus or DFI board, as they are some of the best. For a hard drive, don't bother with Raptors. Overpriced for what they do. I've never complained with my 7200 RPM drive. Considering you can get a 200GB 16MB cache for around the same price as 1 raptor, I'd take capacity over speed any day.
post #18 of 18
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Yeah but I have a 160Gb Diamond Max... and It not even 3/4 full so.. the hard drive i want to buy is a small harddrive to my fathers comp... and my system bellow will be his... so a hard drive with 20Gb will do perfectly for his company... (office... stuff like that... you know what i mean... )

I'll ask the the man (where i'll buy the stuff), if he has some old hdd in the store... lol... and same thing for the dvd reader... i just want something to read dvds... no matter how fast... its for my fathers company so...



I think that if I go to a DFI mobo... I could probably buy the x2 4200+ ... what do you think??

I saw some tests of the x2 3800+ and overclocked to 2.4Ghz he reached the x2 4800+!! O.o!

Maybe with the x2 4200+ I can beat the 4800 ?

Or i can just stick with the 3800+ and the dfi, and chose a 6800gt ?
lol xD
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