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Get the board the cdawall used, and get yourself a x3 720. :)
 

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Get the board the cdawall used, and get yourself a x3 720. :)
he is getting the X4 910 from me he might get the mobo for $80 but i have to RMA it
 
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posted the link to the ram twice lol
 
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Which board? The M4A78T-e?
 

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Take the video card of the equation,

just keep the board in mind.
 

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freaksavior coming to the awesome side. I suggest a 4870 over a gtx 260, they are much cheaper right now.
the 4870 is only as good as a 8800GTS 512 with an OC and those are much cheaper
 
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the 4870 is only as good as a 8800GTS 512 with an OC and those are much cheaper
Its way better than a 8800gts G92, I had an XFX 8800GTS G92 alpha dog edition and my 4830 performs a bit better than it did.
 
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but gpu is irrelevant because im 95% sure im getting a gtx260
 
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Ah ok, well then we should get off the GPU topic. I suggest either a M4A79T, M4A78T-E or even a CrossHair III if you want to spend $200. I'm sure cdawall would agree. Those three boards are awesome.
 

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well my stuff needs to sell first before i do anything but was thinking his M4A
 
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just my i7 stuff. the other stuff is in dads rig, my mbp and htpc. so just i7, check my fs thread in my sig :)

im thinking this amd will do what i need for a lot less $$$

the GTX260 is a 55nm 216 version. its a bfg,
 
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Yeah it will definitely do what you need for less. I did the same exact thing, went from an i7 920 to phenom 945 and lovin it :D
No the one you linked is a 65nm 192 bfg
 

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Yeah it will definitely do what you need for less. I did the same exact thing, went from an i7 920 to amd 945 and lovin it :D
No the one you linked is a 65nm 192 bfg
I linked to the 192, i know, but what im getting is the 55nm version.
 
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I linked to the 192, i know, but what im getting is the 55nm version.
Ohhh okay then thats good :D
Good luck with the build man it should be sweet!
 

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fixed :)
 
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Haha nice.
 

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