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January 28, 2007 11:42:18 AM

hi all this my first post

im looking to build high end pc

i was finking of buying a core 2 duo E6600 with a gigabyte ds3 bord ,i want to overlock it aswell i was woundering is that a good combination or is there a better motherboard for overclocking also i dnt knw what kind of ram i need to get for overclocking i wnt 2gb ram but im confused by all that latency mumbo jumbo could some 1 help me with with a spec of a 2gb ram motherboard n cpu conbination it dnt matter about the price thanks all help appricated

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January 28, 2007 12:15:49 PM

right,

you can change these out for whatever you want, but this is what i recommend, and will give top performance and overclockablility

1. for the proccessor i would go with the e6600 as you suggested, best bang for buck as they say:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681...

2. now for the motherboard there are two choices if i were building this:

the Asus P5W DH deluxe
http://www.newegg.com/Product/CustratingReview.asp?Item...

or the Asus p5b deluxe/wifi
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1681...

two of the best motherboards i think. both overclock very well and have lots of features. no looser imo

3. As for the ram, go for anything with micron chips, ( becuase they are guaranteed to overclock well) such as the following:

G.Skill 2gb DDR2 800 cl4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1682...

Crucial Ballistix DDR2 cl4
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E1682...

both are very fast at stock and provide plenty of headroom

that spec with a good hsf (tuniq tower, sythe infinty, ac freezer 7 pro) good psu of course, would get you to 3.6 no probs

don't hesitate to ask anything you want
January 29, 2007 12:38:41 PM

ok thanks for the advice m8 8)
January 29, 2007 4:02:07 PM

no problem buddy
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