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post #11 of 24
Lower latency is faster.

Put $75 down on the ram linked in my first post. It's a good deal on quality some quality stuff.
    
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Thank you very much sir for the education. I appreciate it.


Something else I was looking more into is my RAM. Not sure if I need the 8 GB but it would be nice. When looking at the 4 GB version I noticed there were 2 options, both same but CAS Latency was different. Either 8 or 9. Which is best?
8 is better. But don't worry, it's just about impossible for humans to tell the difference in the two.
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If your not video editing or CAD like all the time then drop the extra 4gb and buy a 212+ cooler. Oh and the 6850 is a good graphics card for $150, physX doesn't have a whole lot of games that support it List of games, even though you said you won't game on it, for some ungodly reason you play on consoles, but whatever.
Edited by Canadarocker - 4/5/11 at 1:48pm
    
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post #14 of 24
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I was looking at the G Skill RAM originally but per the first site I joined (PC Mech) I decided against due to a lot of people saying that there were problems with it? Thoughts?
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I was looking at the G Skill RAM originally but per the first site I joined (PC Mech) I decided against due to a lot of people saying that there were problems with it? Thoughts?
Link us to the RAM you are specifically talking about, and we'll guide you in the right direction. I personally rarely ever hear problems about G-Skill RAM in the first place
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Link us to the RAM you are specifically talking about, and we'll guide you in the right direction. I personally rarely ever hear problems about G-Skill RAM in the first place
It wasn't a specific model number, they were discouraging the G. Skill brand itself. That forum is not nearly as active as this one. Most input seems to be from one very knowledgeable person and not a whole lot of other input from anyone else.
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I may also get into F@H.

Processor- Core i5 2500K
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115072
I haven't tried F@H yet myself but i believe i recall reading that the more cores/threads the better, so you may to consider the 2600k, it cost more but if you find yourself doing it alot it may be the way to go
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post #19 of 24
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I haven't tried F@H yet myself but i believe i recall reading that the more cores/threads the better, so you may to consider the 2600k, it cost more but if you find yourself doing it alot it may be the way to go
I will be folding but I won't be competitive folding. It will only be done when I am not using the PC so I am not sure if it's worth the extra $100.
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No reason to get a 2600K. 2500K is perfectly fine.

For the graphics card, like I said, the GTX460 is perfect.
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