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post #11 of 21
Good choices! You will be very happy .
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post #12 of 21
No dout he will. Looks like alot of people are choosing the A8N32 these days. Good board and a good CPU. Hope you get a KAB2E or KAB3E stepping.

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post #13 of 21
Home it works out, and remember usualy if you buy somthign from a reasaler like newegg they have a shorter warrenty than themanufacturer.
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post #14 of 21
Thread Starter 
Got everything installed finally but so far I'm not too impressed. Don't see much difference over what I had before (Sempron64 2600+/ Biostar K8M800/ ATI 9600XT). Only difference so far is the video settings on games are a little higher.
    
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post #15 of 21
So your saying that the games are playing just a little better?
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post #16 of 21
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Looking at the video settings sure, actually playing, that's a different story. If anything, when I was playing BHD tonight I was having a harder time than I usually do. As for BF2, COD2, and JO I'm not seeing any improvement. Could I maybe have something not setup right? I'm still pretty new to computers so I was thinking about taking it to a computer shop up the street that I know is dependable and paying the $25 for them to go in and setup everything in the BIOS and pretty much optimize everything for me.
    
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post #17 of 21
something isnt right here, 3700 should blow a older generation sempron away. The cache alone shoudl be very noticeable.
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250 GB WD x2 Raid 0 ASUS DVD/R Corsair H50 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
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post #18 of 21
Yeah somthing is fishy here, umm lemmie think. I dont think the bios has anything to do with it, I think if you use a program you should see how everything is running If you ask fishie36 or fishie or what ever his name is hes my pal and he know about allk the good programs, i think you can use everest.

Also how many processes are you running and what version of windows do you have? just wondering.
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post #19 of 21
Hmmm...could it be ur power supply? I mean it should be suffice but ur sig says u have lots of fans lol. Maybe ur PSU is too cold because of those fans to operate properly or better yet all the wattages are poured into the fans and the CPU is jelous and it's mad...?
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post #20 of 21
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Originally Posted by I Know Nothing
Got everything installed finally but so far I'm not too impressed. Don't see much difference over what I had before (Sempron64 2600+/ Biostar K8M800/ ATI 9600XT). Only difference so far is the video settings on games are a little higher.
You can NOT be serious! I went from a P4 2.8GHz computer to my 3700 and notice a HUGE improvement in gaming. BHD, DFX and BF2 all ran and loaded much faster. I have unreal FPS in all of them. You must have something not quite right amigo. And the video settings ought to set to max on all of them. Without going into the BIOS setup but keeping it simple here is a question. What version of the nVidia drivers are you using?(video and chipset) Also go to get CPU-Z and post a shot of the CPU, memory and SPD tabs.

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Rosewill Capstone 750W Corsair 400R 
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Pentium P5 Shuttle Socket 4 Diamond Stealth Samsung 4MB 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 160MB x2 speed CD ROM Intel OEM Windows 3.11 
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Rosewill Capstone 750W Corsair 400R 
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Pentium P5 Shuttle Socket 4 Diamond Stealth Samsung 4MB 
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Western Digital 160MB x2 speed CD ROM Intel OEM Windows 3.11 
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