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Windows 7: Intel/AMD and nVidia/ATI

View Poll Results: What are you using?
AMD/ATI 26 15.03%
Intel/nVidia 75 43.35%
AMD/nVidia 30 17.34%
Intel/ATI 31 17.92%
AMD/Other (OnBoard) 0 0%
Intel/Other (OnBoard) 11 6.36%
Voters: 173. You may not vote on this poll

22 Jul 2009   #41
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

intel 8400 cpu coupled with ati hd4890 - it rocks!

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22 Jul 2009   #42

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Intel and AMD have similar frequencies, but Intel has more cache, so I went with that. As for nVidia and ATI...I've just heard more about nVidia, so I went with that.
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22 Jul 2009   #43


Running this monitor off of an NVidia GeForce 7900GS / 512MB PCIe Card:
The one in the center.

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22 Jul 2009   #44

Windows 7 7600.16384 x64

Windows 7/Intel Core i7/Nvidia 280 GTX


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22 Jul 2009   #45


Nice setup there TechnoTim

By the way looks like we have the same case too
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22 Jul 2009   #46

Windows 7 7600.16384 x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by KrullKitty View Post
Nice setup there TechnoTim

Thank you, and that's only half the room

yeah antec 900? seems we have a lot of similarities...

you have good taste
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22 Jul 2009   #47


Hehe, Thanks TT

Yes it's nice when you can have things spread out,
I have alot of stuff crammed onto one side of the room
for ease of access.

The other side of the room has some deprecated equipment
and hardware I use for testing and such.

And the closet is chock full of software dating back ages.
For example, remember this

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22 Jul 2009   #48
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

yes, nice setup 7im - lovely subwoofer!
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23 Jul 2009   #49

Windows 7 x64 Build 7600.16384

Nice rig, but I do hope that subwoofer is magnetically shielded. Also, you really need some decorations on the wall.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 7echno7im View Post
Windows 7/Intel Core i7/Nvidia 280 GTX

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23 Jul 2009   #50

Windows 7 x64 rtm

Alright Antman...I need a good professional reconmendation...I am looking for a processor for a board a friend gave me...the socket on the board is LGA775...I am looking to not spend much but I want to have some power behind it...thoughts?

Anyone can jump in here (didn't want to start a whole thread for this...seeing how it ties in here)
If you're strictly a gamer you can get an e8400 3.0Ghz dual core(~$150) which can easily/safely be overclocked to 3.6-3.8Ghz on air cooling
If you want a processor that can do it all ie:Gaming,multitask without taking performance hit,render video/graphics quickly, go for the q9550 2.83Ghz quad(~$219) which can easily/safely be overclocked to 3.6-3.8Ghz on air cooling.

Also want to mention a quad is more future proof as more Apps and Games are starting to utilize it.
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