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HELP ON GAMING RIG

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September 14, 2010 12:50:13 AM

Hi Guys,
I just had a question for you about a gaming rig i want to build. what would be better?

ASUS CROSSHAIR IV
PHENOM II X6
CORSAIR DOMINATOR GT

or

ASUS RAMPAGE III EXTREME
INTEL QUAD CORE i7 960
CORSAIR DOMINATOR GT

i already have a graphics card HD 5750 until i can upgrade to something more in the 58XX or 59XX

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September 14, 2010 1:40:30 AM

Neither of those are gaming builds.

i5-750 ~200$
Decent x8/x8 P55 mobo ~130$
4GB G.skill ram ~98$

1055tx6 178$
880g mobo 110$
G.skill ram 98$

Those are gaming builds.
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September 14, 2010 2:08:25 AM

really? lol.. what would those builds be then?
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September 14, 2010 4:06:54 AM

Overpriced builds with too much focus on the CPU.
The CPU is going to be limited by the 5750, for $1200 you can make a far better build and get a new graphics card (or 2).
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