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Not going to overclock ram.. barely does anything at all except maybe in a ram benchmark which is worthless anyway...
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post #32 of 43
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Not going to overclock ram.. barely does anything at all except maybe in a ram benchmark which is worthless anyway...
You seem to be really defensive in this thread Being able to overclock the ram higher allows for easier overclocks, at least thats what I have found to be true.

Either board is good. The ASUS just has more features where that can be used. All the Biostar has is 4 PCI-E slots.
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I bought THIS BUILD 2 weeks ago for $1400. Take out the monitor and it will be $1200, add $100 to change the 5850 to a 5870 and it will be $1300! A sweeeeet gaming rig for you in your budget that plays Crysis on high with good framerate.
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post #34 of 43
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I bought THIS BUILD 2 weeks ago for $1400. Take out the monitor and it will be $1200, add $100 to change the 5850 to a 5870 and it will be $1300! A sweeeeet gaming rig for you in your budget that plays Crysis on high with good framerate.
or i could get a 5970 for the same price with twice the frame rates...
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post #35 of 43
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or i could get a 5970 for the same price with twice the frame rates...
To be realistic, you probably won't get twice the framerate, but I get what you're saying . Oh, and I'd take the MUGEN 2 over the Hyper 212+ any day .
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To be realistic, you probably won't get twice the framerate, but I get what you're saying . Oh, and I'd take the MUGEN 2 over the Hyper 212+ any day
well itll be around 1.7% increase most likely, but ya if i had know about the mugen 2 when i got it for my other build i would have definietly gotten it instead. oh well
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Take a look at the HAF 932 and 922 specs size wise, they are like an inch different.

Its a large "mid tower"
^this. the HAF cases are great, excellent airflow and very roomy
    
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well itll be around 1.7% increase most likely
Um, I don't think so.
    
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If you are still deciding which cpu to get as in your original post I would get the 965 and save $130 for maybe a small ssd or future gpu upgrade. Hardely any game uses four core lets alone six. Thats just my opion, you might want to be really really future proof.
    
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Ya..

Ill think about the quad core, but 6 cores would be good... especially if i decide to use the computer for something besides just gaming
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