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post #11 of 17
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Alright, I made the changes. The processor i'll grab from Microcenter, 30 bucks cheaper

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I think he'll use the extra cash for a monitor. Thanks! Rep all around



I didn't see the extra case, it was almost 4am! lol
 
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Alright, I made the changes. The processor i'll grab from Microcenter, 30 bucks cheaper

Updated OP

I think he'll use the extra cash for a monitor. Thanks! Rep all around



I didn't see the extra case, it was almost 4am! lol
Great build !
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post #13 of 17
The GTX 460 SE has fewer stream processor cores (or whatever nVidia calls them) and doesn't perform nearly as well as the regular 336 version. It's a bad buy. Get a 6850 or GTX 460 1gb with 336 cores.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...gb-review.html
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The GTX 460 SE has fewer stream processor cores (or whatever nVidia calls them) and doesn't perform nearly as well as the regular 336 version. It's a bad buy. Get a 6850 or GTX 460 1gb with 336 cores.

http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...gb-review.html
Thanks, I'll keep that in mind
 
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Tone down the PSU (its overkill for your system) and upgrade the GPU.

SB doesn't use a ton of power compared to older chips and the SE version isn't something I'd buy personally. The reg 460s aren't much more at all.
    
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Thanks kittens.

I ended up rolling with the (SWEET) TigerDirect deal for a Visiontek 4870x2 refurb.

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...014&CatId=3669

For my PSU, should I stick with the Corsair? This videocard takes up twice the power of the 460.
 
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