Buying a new rig

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Buying a new rig

Post by Hogtyd » Mon Mar 31, 2008 5:49 pm

This is what I am looking at. Let me know what you guys think. Is it not so good, good, or really good?

Intel® Core™2 Extreme QX6850 (8MB,3.67GHz Factory overclocked)
4GB Corsair Dominator DDR2 SDRAM 800MHz OC'd to 1066MHz-4 DIMMs
500GB - Seagate 7200RPM, SATA 3.0Gb/s, 16MB Cache
Dual Drives: 16x DVD-ROM Drive + 16x DVD+/-RW w/ dbl layer write capable
Dual nVidia GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB

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Re: Buying a new rig

Post by mini » Mon Mar 31, 2008 6:35 pm

buy two and ill take one.....
small and fierce.........
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Re: Buying a new rig

Post by Buzzed » Mon Mar 31, 2008 7:18 pm

Very nice Hoggy. Any chance you could send some of your money my way ? :D
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Re: Buying a new rig

Post by Holyman » Mon Mar 31, 2008 8:23 pm

make sure you have enough room in your case for 2 8800 GTX's, my case can only fit one in(and i thought my case was big!)
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Re: Buying a new rig

Post by redfireant3 » Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:35 pm

man thats sexy talk

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Re: Buying a new rig

Post by Vengeance » Tue Apr 01, 2008 12:07 am

Very nice!
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Re: Buying a new rig

Post by beelzebub » Tue Apr 01, 2008 2:39 am

I'd stick with a single 8800 GTS 512mb. Their performance is very close to the single GTX, almost matching. If you feel that your FPS are not good enough, buy another GTS. I'm pretty sure that a single GTS would be more than enough for anything your playing, except for Crysis at High.
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Re: Buying a new rig

Post by XtracerD » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:27 am

I'd prolly also go with the GTS. Only thing that bothers me in your rig.. Get a 45nm chip instead. I'm thinking about upgrading my Q6600 to a E8400, it's cheap and it's faaast, and cooler.

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