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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Lalindo, May 31, 2009.

  1. n-ster

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    I will repeat myself... this seams like a better alternative... Sure you will spend 50$ more for the case... but you'll get a quality case... You'll save 137$ with the combo above for relatively the same performance for your needs, and you get a better GPU for less...
     
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    A phenom 720 will be great for gaming as well..I agree, it will also save you cash.
     
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    makes some budget fyor an awesome case too! and you can save cash by getting that GTX 260! it'll bring you down under 1000$ I believe with my suggestions!
     
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    I love coolermasters my Cosmos S is amazing. If he gets the coolermaster he will really enjoy it.
     
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    I want my system set for the future so I am leaving the motherboard and processor. Still don't know about the case and I did some research on graphic cards and found that you are indeed correct so I will be switching that

    NZXT TEMPEST - $90
    Corsair TX 650W - $75
    AMD Phenom II X3 720 and Asus M4A79 Deluxe - $309 http://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.190878
    Evga GTX 260 896MB - $155 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814130370
    WD Caviar 1TB & 4GB OCZ Platinum DDR2-1066 $133
    LG Sata DVD Burner - $24
    AC 64 pro $30 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835185125)
    ASUS 21.5' 1920-1080 moniter $150
    Logitech Internet 350 Black 104 Normal Keys 8 Function Keys USB Standard Desktop - OEM $16
    Total $962
     
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    I will correct you and tell you that the AM3 processor we are talking about is as "set for the future" then the PII 940... even more then it if you unlock the 4th core (and coincidentally, that board is known for doing so well)
     
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    Okay so I guess you were right again after some more research. I left it as the ASUS mobo though
     
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    Have you considered buying a microATX G31 based motherboard with a C2D E8500 CPU? That combo will only cost you about $230 and is probably more powerful than your current choices.
     
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    Check my thread for a am2+ mobo for sale
    price is negotiable
     
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    N-ster the chips you could unlock fourth core on were done within a certain build timeframe 0904 is what you'd be looking for and I'm assuming all the ones retail or e-tail will be after that series of chips. I believe they're doing more to remove fourth than just disabling them.
     
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    No, I think it is a Bios update that will make it impossible to enable and probably newer chips can' either, but I'm sure some are still 0904... whatever, 720BE is way more than enough...

    Anyway, I would suggest buying Assassin's mobo is you don't want that combo >.<
     
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    Damn nobody liked my selection? My genius is wasted on you people.
     
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    Yea that's how I felt o_O I had to quote myself again LOL... and I still think it is wasted -_- only took the advice for the GPU..... but the most important was CPU+Mobo......
     
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    Want some whiskey in your water? Some sugar in your tea?
     
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    I don't understand that :rolleyes:
     
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    What's all these crazy questions they askin' me?
     
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    i didnt read the whole thread, but since your rig is for gaming

    AMD 720 BE http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128387

    GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P ( best AM2 mobo on the market and cheaper than the asus ) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128387

    money saved you can put in a ATI 4890 1gb which is quite a step up from the 4870

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814102830

    other than that... as everyone else said , you dont need more than 4GB ram , also dont waste money on vista.... get win 7 64bit for free.

    have fun with the best price/quality gaming build possible.
     
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    SEE? so many people agree that 720BE is best for you, so get it!

    Gigabytes don't have a great rep with AMD boards though....
     
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    i personally never had a single issue with gigabyte boards of any kind , neither had my friends , and i think the newegg reviews speak for themself.

    Better than asus and cheaper at the same time, go for it!
     
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    how about the Biostar combo I suggested :D 200$ for board + CPU :eek: and it's a good mobo :twitch:
     
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    how about not ?
     
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    :wtf: Good mobo + CPU at 200$ = win, whether you like it or not :D
     
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    not when he can get the best possible mainboard for a little more and still be within budget limit, biostar mobo is out of place with all the other quality components.
     
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    so you are saying the biostar isn't top-quality? well it is....
     
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    They're too cheap to put heatsinks on the the vrm area, that screams "budget".
     

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