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Check the image posted. Equal to my rig in 90% of the games I play and you can hit 4GHz on the stock cooler without any problems. No lie. My CPU pulls 116w after the overclock I have. I could use the stock cooler for a Phenom II and not have any real problems for temps.
     
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@TheSandman

I find it very hard to believe that you've been a member of ocn for such a long time and haven't upgraded or bought a new pc since your pentium 3
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Originally Posted by Imglidinhere View Post
Check the image posted. Equal to my rig in 90% of the games I play and you can hit 4GHz on the stock cooler without any problems. No lie. My CPU pulls 116w after the overclock I have. I could use the stock cooler for a Phenom II and not have any real problems for temps.
That's a good budget build for yesterday but the one I built has better upgrade path to BullDozer.

The Antec EA 430D is no slouch either, I have it my backup rig folding with a GTX 275 24/7 for more than a month and with no hiccups.
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@TheSandman

I find it very hard to believe that you've been a member of ocn for such a long time and haven't upgraded or bought a new pc since your pentium 3
you dont follow the forums much do you?
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Originally Posted by overclockingXTC View Post
Here is my budget build that includes a monitor (which I assume you need.)

comes out to $560 w/shipping but theres $20 in rebates
Very nice budget build!
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went with the comp in my other thread, since it was a good deal
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AMD Phenom 9850BE
4gb DDR2 1066
Foxconn AMD 780G mobo
SB710
Geforce 8800GTS 512 g92
320gb Hard Drive

its $230 firm
That's outdated for todays games (and upcoming) and you will be dissapoint before the end of this year.


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That's outdated for todays games (and upcoming) and you will be dissapoint before the end of this year.
By comparison to his current computer, that machine is god. ANYTHING is an upgrade for him, seriously. Going to a first generation Pentium 4 back from the year 2000 is an upgrade. I don't think you fully understand the issue at hand if you doubt the capabilities of the machine offered there.

For $230 I'd love to have that for my little brother. D:
     
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Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel View Post
Bear in mind, though, with this budget you aren't gonna be able to play at max. settings due to the resolution being quite a bit higher than 1920x1200.
Believe it or not, although it is more pixels, that's not the full of it, and sometimes it may perform better than 1920x1200. The reason being, 2048x1536 is a 4:3 aspect ratio, and 1920x1200 and 1920x1080 are 16:10 and 16:9 respectively, so they often have a wider FOV and more to draw, so there are times where they perform worse.

That being said, it does stand that 2048x1536 will be out of reach for most games with a GPU he'll probably get with that budget. I usually stick with 1600x1200 myself.
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Originally Posted by PowerTrip View Post
That's outdated for todays games (and upcoming) and you will be dissapoint before the end of this year.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muCtJsy-d9w
Batman Arkham City is Unreal Engine. It'll probably run fine on that.
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it is CRT it supports 640x480 to 2048x1536 and by virtue of being a CRT 640x480 is just as crisp at 2048x1536 on the screen, how the game renderes it is diffrent but its not LCD so doesnt have the whole blurring two pixels to make one issue lol
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