Build advice please

  mark3110 09:56 09 Jul 07


I have been out of the loop for a while so lost touch with things a bit.

I am looking at putting together a gaming pc so the questions are;

AMD ATHLON™ 64 X2 6000+ or INTEL® Core 2 Quad Q6600?

1x 768MB GEFORCE 8800GTX or
2x 320MB GEFORCE 8800GTS PCI Express SLi ?

Thanks in advance.


  alan2273 12:21 09 Jul 07

The intel processor is top dog at the moment but why go quad core when there are no programs to support that many cores at the moment, unless you are trying to future proof it and if that is the case the AMD processor is old hat.
Get the 786mb graphics card, not two 320mb cards.
Also you will need a meaty power supply unit, at least 700w.

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