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newegg doesnt ship to australia but ill look into it maybe ill find it on ebay
Forget ebay. Go here: http://www.pccasegear.com/
post #42 of 54
The Phenom II x4 840 is a bad choice for the money, it's essentially an Athlon processor.

Get the Phenom II x4 820. It's a decent amount faster and usually cheaper than the 840.

EDIT:

Drop the 550 TI and pick up the GTX 460 for the same price, it's a better card.
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=15121
Edited by Jaguarbamf - 4/8/11 at 4:27am
    
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460 768mb
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6790, 6850, or a 6950. I know the 6950 is overkill but the unclock is why most people get it. Save $40.
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i dont have eny prb with my 460 1gb
i have a 2.6 c2d and 3gb ram so i get a monsete bottleneck and some bottleneck from my ram

and i can play games on high with out a prob it not 45fps+ (stupid bottle neck)
but ya i ge 25 fps on everygame
crysis get 20-30fps its still playable on a was
all on max

i will say the 460 is the way to go

i play cod black ops on high and it playable but it lags (origanal prob i havent patched it yet cuz steam wont work)

i ran mafia 2 and got 28fps avg all on high (i have moded the phisixs)

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=15121
a 460 1gb

and buying a x4 9xx is way better,

the x4 955
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=11301

is 149$

try to get a 940 it will be cheaper and it just better quad core

the 840 u want is only 2mb l2 that it

the 9xx have 6mb l3
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post #46 of 54
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The new AMD 6790 runs a bit than the 550ti and is only $150.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-534-_-Product
This. It also overclocks a tad better, and runs a tad cooler.


Overall I see it well balanced, I'd go with an X4 920 though. The bigger cache would let your cousin have it performing better on upcoming years
   
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post #47 of 54
http://www.umart.com.au/newindex2.phtml?bid=7
they will ship to you aswell. that store is in victoria. so shipping wouldnt be to bad. also get a gtx 460se over the 550..
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I personally wouldn't buy a Seagate 7200.12, but its your money
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I personally wouldn't buy a Seagate 7200.12, but its your money
why not? i gotta say tho ive been having problems with mine since i bought it but plz do explain.
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post #50 of 54
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this is no ordinary 11 year old,i know my cousin better then anyone and this is the right choice for him,and ppl plz stop giving the gtx 550 a bad name its perfect for him coz hes only gonna play cod4 and black ops on an extremely old crt screen i might even give him my old 1024x768 hp screen,the gtx 460 is abit too much and no offence to people saying get the 5770 but i dislike ati cards,they always seem to have alot of problems,i bought a 4870 once and it was DOA and HIS wouldnt respond to my rma request's,im gonna look around for different cards if i cant find any ill get the 550.
That seems like an HIS problem, not ATI(AMD) fault that the gpu was doa(could have been killin the process of manufacturing). Also HIS suck for AMD, get Sapphire, XFX or Visiontek for ATI cards.
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