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I dont know how much you are spending on the 250, but if its $99 you might want to consider the 5770.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-338-_-Product
It is a good 30% faster over a 512mb 250, plus you get gddr5 and dx11.
Iyea but its only a 128 bit plus pcie 2.1 won't work.
Edited by d3310n - 3/12/11 at 12:35pm
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post #12 of 28
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I wish but that was my dads only requirment, I guess he needs it for work.
OK got it. I guess your good to go bud. Just get a 2x2GB RAM to seal the deal.
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Review this sheet, you can build a better one (with more power)
    
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post #14 of 28
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OK got it. I guess your good to go bud. Just get a 2x2GB RAM to seal the deal.
What's the main difference between 2x 2g and a single 4gb? Why is dual channel better?
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post #15 of 28
ram running in dual channel is a little faster than single channel generally.
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Dual-channel: A property of the motherboard where the memory bus is split into two 64-bit channels, effectively doubling the bandwidth in relation to a single-channel setup. Dual-channel is not a property of the memory modules.
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Edit, I know this is over budget, but after rebates and promo codes, it will cost around $640. I didnt include blu drive because imo its useless unless your going to be watching movies on your computer.
The monitor is larger by an inch and still $100. Plus much better graphic card and better cpu by far.

Edited by bbaseballboy1234 - 3/12/11 at 3:51pm
    
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post #16 of 28
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ram running in dual channel is a little faster than single channel generally.

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Edit, I know this is over budget, but after rebates and promo codes, it will cost around $640. I didnt include blu drive because imo its useless unless your going to be watching movies on your computer.
The monitor is larger by an inch and still $100. Plus much better graphic card and better cpu by far.
thanks man nice work ill make some revisions and compare some hardware ill definatley go for the dual channel at the least
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How did you get that coupon?
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Theyre combos. And coupons are within the item's detailed page.
    
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post #19 of 28
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What's the main difference between 2x 2g and a single 4gb? Why is dual channel better?
Dual channel works in 2. So the 2 stick works with each other in sync. Which I guess will give you 2x the performance.
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post #20 of 28
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Well I'm getting that hard drive found a better deal on ram with a combo but I may not be able to order this until early june so rebates mean nothing to me as they expire. So I don't understand how that gpu is better. It is way pricier without the rebate has similar clock speed and just a touch more memory and a more narrow bus at 192 bit. I think ill have to stick with the gts 250 dx11 is kinda usless when it first comes out as are all the dx versions so dx10 is good for now. But thanks man you all really helped me get some good deals.
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