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  1. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    get the hell away from kingston :mad: , you can get better ram for a cheaper price than kingston

    AM2 is the future, and i advise it for personnal experience, but if you don't want, then i can't do nothing ;)
     
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    Can you explain AM2?

    I am looking for AM2 ram and finding nothing... A-Data Dual Channel??
     
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    AM2 is a socket type. It is basically a 939 that takes ddr2 ram. I have one. The board must be AM2 and the cpu must be as well.

    AM2 ram is ddr2 ram.
     
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    im gong to get some adata ddr2 800 extreme edition for me :D
    am2 ram is normal ddr2 ram
     
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    Ah.. OK.. I am looking at something like this right now.

    I am looking at graphics cards as well for crossfire support in the future, and stuck between Radeon 1600 Pro & x1800 GTO

    They both got like 50+% review on Newegg, so i am torn.. But someone said the 1600 couldn't run WoW without overheating, and I played wow on medium settings on the computer i am usin g now.. So... I guess ill need a cooling system for my video card if that's possible. -.-;
     
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    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    it only overheats if:
    the cooler is misplaced
    bad case cooling
    low quality heatsink

    go for a x1650xt ;)

    and if it overheats in wow (wich i doubt) it overheats in every game (wich i also doubt)
     
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    well

    if you have a $1500 budget and you dont need a monitor or a case then by all means go with a conroe chip!!! and put two 7900gtos in SLI with the ocz 700 watt gamestream. make sure you get the new 680i nvidia chip tho so you can get an 8800 in a year.
     
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    Yep I read a review where an e6300@ 2.9 wiped the floor with Amd x2 3800@ 3.0 and I know the e6300 could oc more than that.
    e6300 costs just $185, though a great overclocking duel pci-e board will cost you a little over $200. maybe throw in some extra $$ get a ds-3 board ($150) and 1900 series xt/xtx card.

    "If you are a gamer, you are better off with a Core 2 Duo 6400 than an AM2 X2 5000+, basedon their equal price points" http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Hardware/Reviews/core2duo_e6400/12.html
    http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/cpu/display/core2duo-e6300_8.html
     
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    Mr Chewy. Change your pic to the cat. Its soooooo cute. I look you as Chewy the cat :laugh: And get your ass to msn now xD. You should go for the X1650 since you dont need a crossfire card too.
     
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    if you want to stay on 939 get an opty 165 it is about the same price as what you were looking at. am2 get a 3700 or higher if you have a local frys they have been selling 2gb dual channel PQI turbo ddr2 800 for $200 after rebate also teh x1800GTO is better than the x1600pro but possible not the x1650xt try 2 of those on that board you showed i think that comes near to $1500 if you run xfire x1650xt
     

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