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pentium d 820

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November 10, 2005 7:14:59 PM

so yeah im going to be building a gaming rig within the next few weeks...

my 2 choices are

3700+ san diego
asus mobo

pentium d 820
intel motherboard.

for gaming of course..x800xl video card. i need somthing sufficient to run wow bf2 hl2 etc..

now heres the kicker . i can get the dual core pentium for around 215...with the board..thru retail edge

thoughts?

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November 10, 2005 7:20:49 PM

For gaming there is no doubt: 3700+ Have you looked at the Epox 9NPA+ Ultra or the Abit AN8 Ultra? Great boards and typically less expensive than Asus.
November 10, 2005 7:31:37 PM

concurred... ya waant the 3700 for the gaming rig

but why x800xl?

you'll do better with a x1800 or 7800GT if you can afford it, if not get the 6800GT or 6800GS
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November 11, 2005 12:49:19 AM

I agree with the 3700+ I just bought one a few days ago and I have it OCed to 2.65GHZ and it runs at 29C idle and 36C-39C over load. Its the best $230.00 I've ever spent
November 11, 2005 1:57:13 AM

you can game on 2.8ghz w000000t
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