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Old June 13, 2010, 07:09 AM
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Get your i7 for somewhere else like here pccyber there having a sale for $249.77 or you can price match ncix.
CPU-Z AMD Phenom I x4 9950 3.2/2.3nb
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CPU-Z AMD Phenom II x3 710 3.6/2.5nb
CPU-Z Intel i7 2600k 4.6

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Old June 13, 2010, 07:39 AM
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I like Mushkin for ram. A lot of HWC members like GSkill because the price is quite reasonable. All I would mention is to choose one with lifetime warranty. Patriot, Corsair, are good brands as well. For this system, you might want to consider 2000 Mhz or higher. A person at one of the better memory manufacturers told me that the 1366 environment seems to work best with the 1866 Mhz memory. One thing to consider, and I've done this, is to call the different manufacturers and ask their opinions. Each will promote their own brand, but if they offer any outward advice, then I consider this. I've developed a good email rapore with a couple of them. Got a better price too.
This system is gonna rock!!!
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Old June 13, 2010, 07:59 AM
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Wow this site is unbelievable. All the help I've been receiving and the quick prompt replies is awesome. I think I found my new permanent home for computer related Items. Thanks alot guys!!!!.
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Old June 13, 2010, 08:14 AM
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I like XFX's lifetime warranty than Sapphire's (i believe) 3 year warranty. So i would go for an XFX 5970 instead.

I"m not sure about Intel OEM warranty services, but AMD OEM warranty only works IF you purchased your CPU directly from AMD. I would go for a retail box CPU instead.
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