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Windows 7: Got a new rig, opinions please

20 Jun 2011   #11
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by smarteyeball View Post
An 1090T is only good for 7.5 at stock clocks. Then again it's only the WEI, so it's nothing to be worried about
Agreed, don't focus so much on the WEI. A 1090T should perform quite nice. I mean, my Q9550 from 2 years ago gets a 7.0...so as you can see this WEI isn't really indicative of true performance as a 2 year old newer CPU should really outperform an older one.
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21 Jun 2011   #12
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Get a good monitor with an IPS panel rather than a TN panel. Here's two great value IPS monitors. They are 23" which is now the standard 16:9 .
A 24" 16:10 monitor will cost you a lot more and you might find it as cheap to look at both of these companies 27" models.

Viewsonic VP2365-LED

Dell UltraSharp U2311H 23inch Monitor Details

These retail at around 200 which is amazing for IPS technology.
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21 Jun 2011   #13
Fluffy

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I don't plan on spending that much on a monitor. 22" is fine for me.
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21 Jun 2011   #14
Kipper

 

The board is sweet, I am just playing with the Crosshair V as I started a review of it today.

The Vengeance might only net you a 7.8 but as said earlier, its just WEI. Now, you will be set for Bulldozer when ever AMD gets off their butts.

You want to make this new system really snap to then you really should invest in a small, say 64 or 80GB SSD for the OS, that will be the best bang for the buck upgrade you could do now.
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22 Jun 2011   #15
Joan Archer

Windows 10 64bit/Windows 10 64bit
 
 

The thing I'm jealous of is that fibre optic broadband
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