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Originally Posted by bbaseballboy1234 View Post
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.
+1 to that... For that budget, that is one hell of a rig...
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Dual channel works in 2. So the 2 stick works with each other in sync. Which I guess will give you 2x the performance.
Incorrect. It'll give it a slight faster performance (noticeable with benchmark but unnoticeable with everyday use)


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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.
Combos also go away after a while. But I wouldnt worry because prices will go down by june no doubt.

For gpu, I recommended gtx 460 (or you can get 5770 same price) because gts250 is $100 (around) and so is 460, and 1gb 460 is better than gts450 all around. Why not get the best card for the price...
    
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Iyea but its only a 128 bit plus pcie 2.1 won't work.
Say what?
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Incorrect. It'll give it a slight faster performance (noticeable with benchmark but unnoticeable with everyday use)
I want you to tell him to just get a single channel because dual channel is just slightly faster.
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Incorrect. It'll give it a slight faster performance (noticeable with benchmark but unnoticeable with everyday use)



Combos also go away after a while. But I wouldnt worry because prices will go down by june no doubt.

For gpu, I recommended gtx 460 (or you can get 5770 same price) because gts250 is $100 (around) and so is 460, and 1gb 460 is better than gts450 all around. Why not get the best card for the price...
I couldn't find a 460 for 100 exept with rebate which goes away but hey maybe in june things will change ill be keeping my eyes open.
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Say what?
Basicly the crd was incompatible and not as good.
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post #27 of 28
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I couldn't find a 460 for 100 exept with rebate which goes away but hey maybe in june things will change ill be keeping my eyes open.
Yeah I would definally look at 4601gb or amd 5770 in june, prices will drop easily. I dont even know why you are planning already; its 3 months from now
    
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Yeah I would definally look at 4601gb or amd 5770 in june, prices will drop easily. I dont even know why you are planning already; its 3 months from now
Was going to get it soon but just decided to wait till the semester was over so I Just plan out my cart when I'm bored lol.
Edited by d3310n - 3/13/11 at 2:42pm
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