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do u have or have u had or do u know anything about the PSU offered in that combo deal? Like i said i am a little worried in getting it and having a clicking noise appear.
When I bought my corsair it clicked. It was the ball bearing on the fan not seated right. I just exchanged it. Don't underestimate the power of the rma.
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rma?? sry for being so clueless about this stuff lol
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rma?? sry for being so clueless about this stuff lol
return / exchange
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post #24 of 79
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im a little apprehensive in getting your deal. Although it looks like a really good deal, the reviews about the gfx card make me second guess it ><. People say its really huge (no prob really) and that it doesnt really work (some say its great others say it wont work or there is some problem).

Do you have any other deals worth checking out? I like to keep my options open =) and thx for the help as well.


EDIT: if you have aim/msn/steam could u PM me your info so maybe we can talk there since it would be easier.
Edited by vampy - 12/5/10 at 3:23pm
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*bump* where r u richards =/
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*bump* where r u richards =/
Go for one of the 955 builds earlier in the thread with either the 460 or 5830, it'll be a good build.
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am2+ will only work on am2+ boards with ddr2 ram.
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post #29 of 79
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getting an am3 socket and motherboard will help you be more "future proof" so might as well get a am3 socket cpu and motherboard. It will also run ddr2 and ddr3 if i am correct.

If I were you, i'd get the xfx combo which goes to $165 After rebate.
    
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post #30 of 79
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ahhh i guess i missed that >_. but okay and ya im just so apprehensive to get the 165 deal because some people say they got bad psu (rattly noise) and the graphics card is meh but most of the people just say its big and good lol


Anyone know a cheap but good/big case?? I'd prefer 2 fans

ALso what are some good case brands? or does it not matter?
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