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what should i get intel or amd?
mobo?
hd?
gfx?
....????
post #2 of 35
An AMD deffinetly due to the onboard memory controller. But what is your budget here?
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post #3 of 35
As of now, AMD for gaming.

Motherboard: ASUS, DFI, MSI, or ABIT nForce 4 motherboard
GFX: 7600GT, 6800GS, x1800xt, 7900GT, 7900GTX, x1900XT(X)
Hard Drive: S-ATA or S-ATA II

We would be able to give you a more clear answer if you told us your budget
    
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post #4 of 35
AMD

Nvidia

Western Digital


Who could be happier?
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post #5 of 35
What theyve been saying. 7900gt is a great card. Heh, tylor has 69 reps.
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post #6 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Retrospekt
What theyve been saying. 7900gt is a great card. Heh, tylor has 69 reps.
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post #7 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Retrospekt
What theyve been saying. 7900gt is a great card. Heh, tylor has 69 reps.
Or 69 reps, upside down.

Whats your budget?
We cant really tell you much unless you give us one.
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post #8 of 35
I saw AMD, good gaming processors and an Nvidia card

This is a guessing budget here

I would say a ASUS A8n SLi Deluxe
3700+ San Diego
1GB DDR 4000
74GB Raptor HDD
7900GT/7600GT
XP90/Big Typhoon
OCZ PowerStream 520W PSU
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post #9 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Retrospekt
What theyve been saying. 7900gt is a great card. Heh, tylor has 69 reps.

Sad thing is, I'v been helping people but the reps never come my way because I always help the new people that don't know what a rep is!!!



My rep has been at that for a longgg time lol
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post #10 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by Orange
I saw AMD, good gaming processors and an Nvidia card

This is a guessing budget here

I would say a ASUS A8n SLi Deluxe
3700+ San Diego
1GB DDR 4000
74GB Raptor HDD
7900GT/7600GT
XP90/Big Typhoon
OCZ PowerStream 520W PSU

He might wanna get a 2 gig kit just to future proof for Vista

But other then that...Good picks
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