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    new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    hi i have roughly around £1k to spend on a new pc and like everyone else i want the best for the buck well im going to get all my stuff from yoyotech as they seem the cheapest so far. Well this is what im thinking of getting i will be getting this around the end of december



    and when its in stock this
    YOYOtech]YOYOtech

    that rounds it up to about 850 or summin havent looked.

    do any of you have any differnt opinions on this have i made the right choices?

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    -GTX +GT, save yourself 150+ quid and put a few bob towards a Q6600.
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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    -GTX +GT, save yourself 150+ quid and put a few bob towards a Q6600.
    is a q6600 worth it atm as its rarely used for gaming what gt would you reccomend then
    Last edited by fortune2k; 08-11-2007 at 07:48 PM.

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    The Q6600 is more than worth it, it'll keep any graphics card fed with instructions as well as other threads that games work on (physics, AI, etc). As for make, BFG or eVGA both make great cards.
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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    http://forums.hexus.net/current-barg...0-29-33-a.html

    Massive saving over the Patriot RAM, they are slightly slower but the ballistix line OCs well
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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    hmmm im not a big fan of overclocking usually ends up worse i just tend to buy it n leave it lol

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    i aint to sure on the mobo cpu and graphics card is there anybetter out there for the price ect

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    Like I said, Q6600 + 8800GT.. Motherboard is ok *if* you intend on going SLi in the future, else, get one of the Abit IP35's. As for memory, whatever is the cheapest if you're not overclocking.
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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    Like I said, Q6600 + 8800GT.. Motherboard is ok *if* you intend on going SLi in the future, else, get one of the Abit IP35's. As for memory, whatever is the cheapest if you're not overclocking.
    I second that, would get the ABit motherboard, and would get some ballistix ram. You can get 2GB PC8500 for about £65 at the minute which is only slightly slower, and you really will not notice the difference, but will save £80.

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    Stick with what you have.......
    The only part i would change is the PSU...the OCZ's are a little expensive now considering what Corsair and Enermax have to offer.

    (Stick with the GTX over the GT)

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    Why would he want to pay £150+ more for less than a 5% performance gain and ~35% more power drain?
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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    Indeed, and the RAM he is looking at is a complete waste of money tbh.

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    so u recommend i get a few sticks of
    1GB Ballistix DDR2 PC2-8500


    now wat abbout gfx card and cpu

    YOYOtech
    this looks like a good base system for the price what is worth upgrading in that im not going to buy a prebuilt system as i can build myself

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    im thinking of gettint the core 2 duo 3ghz chip and changing the mobo to
    YOYOtech

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    Unless you are dead set on SLi i'd probably stick with a P35 board. The 650i isn't a bad board imo but I think the P35 will be more stable with higher clocks and most likely run a fair bit cooler.

    For the same price of that dual you can get the quad.. no contest for me there.

    If you want a dual go with your original one (E6750) and overclock.

    The quad with a decent air cooler can hit 3.2+ Ghz , with that on 4 cores your golden for a good few years im sure

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    Re: new stuff thinking of getting need opinions

    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    Unless you are dead set on SLi i'd probably stick with a P35 board. The 650i isn't a bad board imo but I think the P35 will be more stable with higher clocks and most likely run a fair bit cooler.

    For the same price of that dual you can get the quad.. no contest for me there.

    If you want a dual go with your original one (E6750) and overclock.

    The quad with a decent air cooler can hit 3.2+ Ghz , with that on 4 cores your golden for a good few years im sure
    is the quad core really worth it it does seem liek a good future proof option

    so intel Core 2 Quad-Core Q6600
    YOYOtech

    will this fit for it im not to knowledgable with amd chips if not wats the best cooling option for it
    YOYOtech

    and the p35 board

    gd?

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