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post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by deadeyeduck View Post
I'd say go with amd, the 1100t is nice, gets cood performance and the asus boards are pretty kick a$$. I will go with reflex and say i'd change up the power supply also for hdd if you want good performance save up alittle bit more cash a splurge on the barracuda XT or WD caviar black something with good ratings , 7200 rpm and 64mb cache.
Awesome Thanks for the input! +rep
post #12 of 21
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Since people are leading towards the intel setup, this one caught my eye...

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MSI N450GTS CYCLONE 1GD5/OC GeForce GTS 450 (Fermi) 1GB 128-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card X2
G.SKILL PI 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model F3-12800CL6T-6GBPI
COOLER MASTER Storm Scout SGC-2000-KKN1-GP Black Steel / Plastic ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
COOLER MASTER GX Series RS650-ACAAE3-US 650W ATX12V v2.31 80 PLUS Certified Active PFC Power Supply
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST31500341AS 1.5TB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
LG DVD Burner - Bulk Black SATA Model GH24NS50
COOLER MASTER V8 RR-UV8-XBU1-GP 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler Intel Core i7 compatible
post #13 of 21
thats not bad , G. Skill mem is good stuff i've got 8gb of the flare in my comp.
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post #14 of 21
Personally I would avoid both of those builds. I would get a newer video card and either a sandy bridge CPU or if you can wait for bulldozer. Just my thoughts.
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Personally I would avoid both of those builds. I would get a newer video card and either a sandy bridge CPU or if you can wait for bulldozer. Just my thoughts.
Thanks for the input - The thing is right now I am going to buy a nice rig, then when bulldozer comes out - I'll be getting another system, I am getting this system for me right now, but once bulldozer comes out - this one goes to the old lady (i'll still use it from time to time) - and I get a new one
post #16 of 21
If you are looking at getting it right this second and are leaning towards the intel build, with one open box(the sabertooth) you can get a nice set up like this for right below 1,000 including shipping.

I upgraded the HDD to a F3, the VGA to a 6870, and the PSU is a little bit better and partially modular which is always nice!

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If you are looking at getting it right this second and are leaning towards the intel build, with one open box(the sabertooth) you can get a nice set up like this for right below 1,000 including shipping.

I upgraded the HDD to a F3, the VGA to a 6870, and the PSU is a little bit better and partially modular which is always nice!

[IM]G]http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x439/Magmo5414/rig-1.png[/IMG]
you really don't need more than 650w for that build. Even that is overkill.
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post #18 of 21
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you really don't need more than 650w for that build. Even that is overkill.
very true, but at 89 bucks its not a bad idea to get it while its that cheap and keep it if he plans on doing CFX or SLI in the future
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post #19 of 21
I would not use a Biostar motherboard.. but maybe thats just me.

+1 for G.Skill RAM

-1 Biostar
Edited by Killam0n - 2/8/11 at 11:09pm
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post #20 of 21
The AMD build gets my vote. Much nicer board, comparable performance with that six-core. All around great build.
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