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Old June 12, 2009, 08:14 AM
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If your willing to spend more cash, try this Combo. It will beat the pants off all of the other hardware listed here. The motherboard is a good overclocking board, and you should be able to get the 920 up to 3300mhz.
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Old June 12, 2009, 08:18 AM
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If you're into overclocking like you mentioned I think wilsons' idea of a P2 720 is the right way to go. Spend 300, and with the extra 150 you -want- to spend, try dropping it into a basic CPU watercooling setup. Then overclock the 720 like mad! Ride the luck wave and hope for an unlockable batch of 720 too. Wouldnt that be a nice lottery win?

Not only will this set you up nicely for overclocking, but you'll have the WC setup for years to come out of the small investment too.

Food for thought!
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