View Full Version : gaming rig setup Repost Advice Pleaze

11-10-07, 11:11 PM
Done Alot of changes large price reduction advice pleaze

Silverstone TJ07 Case

Gigabyte P35-DS3P

Intel Core 2 Quad Core CPU Q6600 2.4Ghz

EVGA nVidia Geforce 8800GT 512mb KO Factory Overclocked PCI

OCZ 2GB (2x 1GB) DDR2 800 Platinum EL Rev2 (PC6400)

Seagate 320GB (ST3320620AS) 7200.10 SATA II Hard Drive 16mb Cache 7200RPM

Samsung SH-S203B Black SATA 20x DVD/RW Writer

Creative Soundblaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Pro

OCZ StealthXStream 600 SLI Ready Power Supply Unit

Thermalright Ultra 120 Extreme
Scythe 120mm S-FLEX Fluid Dynamic Bearing Quiet Fan 1600rpm

Samsung 245B (monitor)
Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard with LCD
Logitech G5 Corded Laser Mouse

Total 3021 Aussie dollars or 2757 USD

I no longer have SLI just a single gt (should i stay with factory overclocked one or pointless if i overclock later)

Advice Pleaze

11-11-07, 08:12 AM
try some corsair 8500 mem 2 or 4 gigs its better to have som overclocking headroom

11-12-07, 01:05 AM
1 x Gigabyte 3D Aurora 570 Case Black w/ Window $219.00
1 x Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3P Pro 775 Quad Core **IN STOCK $199.00
1 x Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4Ghz 4x2Mb G0/SLACR **IN STOCK* $345.00
1 x EVGA 8800GTX SC Superclocked 621Mhz 768Mb $779.00
1 x Corsair TWIN2X 6400C4 800Mhz DDR2 2048Mb/2Gb Kit **IN STOCK** $135.00
1 x Samsung HD321KJ 320Gb 16Mb SATA II **IN STOCK** $104.00
1 x Pioneer 212 D/Layer 18x DVD+-RW SATA NO S/WARE Black **IN STOCK* $55.00
1 x Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Pro **With any Motherboard** $159.00
1 x OCZ StealthXStream 600w SLI PSU **IN STOCK** $155.00
1 x AOC 416V 5ms 24" Widscreen LCD Monitor HDCP **IN STOCK** $559.00
1 x Thermalright Ultra-120 Extreme CPU Cooler **IN STOCK** $70.00
1 x VANTEC STEALTH SF12025L 120mm CASE FAN **IN STOCK** $23.00
1 x Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64bit DVD OEM **IN STOCK** $149.00
1 x McAfee Virus Scan 2007 OEM $35.00
1 x Logitech X-530 5.1 Speakers $95.00
1 x OCZ Rally2 Flash Drive 2Gb (Dual Channel) **IN STOCK** $29.00

total 3200 AUD
total 2,896 USD

Also from another site g15 logitech keyboard and g7 mouse.

I changed the case as this one is tool free and the silverstone one was said to have vibration issues that made it noisy

What changes (cheaper) you would recommend?

A friend told me Quad was not really necessary right now duo is still good is this right? whats easier to over clock?

BTW i really appreciate all your guys help, your forums has helped reduce my original system (5000 AUD) ouch to this, without losing to much performance

11-12-07, 06:51 AM
quads overclock identically to dual cores. especially if you have the G0 stepping. I'm at 3.5 and i still have room to go, heat/power isn't a problem. I would get the quad core because maybe not now, but in time it will help in games. but i can really feel the boost in just windows for sure.