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    F0_Dark_P's Avatar Senior Member
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    I really must have a new computer, my old pentium 4 cant handle 46 on high settings it just performs awful

    sorry for the swedish but what do you think..?

    http://www.komplett.se/k/shoplist.asp?mode=receive&si=4...D6-8048-FCC110485265

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    when I click the link, it says "access denied"<div class="ev_tpc_signature">


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    Must be a top secret one <div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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    He's such a tease. It's the 'slow undress' routine. First the mother board, then the PSU...<div class="ev_tpc_signature">


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    hey,

    it looks good but dont screw yourself on the motherboard. The chipset is not as sweet as it could be. With the right mother board you will be able to make minor upgrades to make BoB playable next year.

    here is the board I just got

    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/ite...dpNo=2573809&CatId=0



    it supports quad SLI and intel quad core cpus.

    I dont think the nforce 650i chipset can do quite as much.


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    I agree with Aijo, the board he linked is pretty sweet. It also has a 1333MHz FSB so it will support the next gen Intel processors with the 1333MHz FSB when they are released.

    There are a few 680i motherboards out there and I would recommned the EVGA or ASUS board.
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    Thanx guys for your feedback, but the EVGA is quite expensive, 230$ for a motherboard is to much i think, and the rig is expensive as it is (2105$)

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    Well you may want to check out a 650i based MB then. Here is a link to one, but I haven't used this board, I have a 680i MB. The review states though that 'we believe the 650i SLI chipset offers basically the same or better performance as the 680i about 95% of the time for significantly less money'

    http://www.anandtech.com/mb/showdoc.aspx?i=2894


    ASUS P5N-E SLI Motherboard

    http://anandtech.shopping.com/xPC-ASUS-Asus-P5N-E-SLI-n...720~DMT-1~VK-3037714
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    That motherboard in your link is fine m8. Granted it isn't the 680i, but it will definately get the job done. For a C2D configuration, I wouldn't change a thing. But if you wanted to save a bit of $$$ right now, since BoB will probably be spring of '08 before it is released, save a little $$$ and pick up a 7900GT. It is way more than plenty for what we need in our current sim. You may even save enough to pick up that mobo with the 680i chipset. These m8s here do have a point about the future upgradeability of using this board, supporting the next generation of Intel cpus (quad cores), and also supporting quad SLI. Big upgrade path with the 680i. Asus or eVga? Given my personal experience with eVga's customer service, I would recommend the eVga 680i mobo if you do decide to save a little $$$ now by going with a lesser card that will get the job done just as well because the game engine is so old. Just my two cents m8.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">

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    I just upgraded my mobo, among other things. I got the Gigabyte GA-K8N Pro-SLI. It seems to be a really good board so far and much better than the ASUS A8NE-FM that I replaced. It was about $100 USD.

    My pc today:

    GA-K8N Pro-SLI
    AMD64 3000+Venice
    2x Corsair DDR400 1024mb ram
    Winfast PX6800 TDH 256mb
    Sound Blaster Audigy 7.1
    2x HHD 80Gb SATA
    WinXP x64 Edition

    It's not bad but I plan to replace the V-card soon but I don't know which ones will work best yet. I want to buy 2 cards and go SLI. Both cards will be 512mb. I will do that in a couple weeks from now. I still have to start a thread over in Community Help asking for everyone's advice on v-cards.

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