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#61
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Just two 6 pins. The only thing is, I can only see graphics power requirements going higher so it wouldn't hurt to get the same PSU you were planning before that had the 6+2pin. The only reason why power requirements came down on CPU's was because of businesses, but they only require intergraded graphics cards. So the graphic card companies arn't receiving much pressure to date.
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I was going to get that one actualy. Because later on if I decide to get an ATI card and oo say, I don't know, it just happens to have an 8 pin connector Im ready for it instead of shelling out another couple hundred dollars.
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Exactly what I was getting at.
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You are a smart one aren't you. :whistling:. I wish I could repay you, thanks muchos gracias for the help.
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Glade I could help. :whistling:
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Is 720 watts good enough for future upgrades.
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Yup it'll give you lots of head room. I can only see graphics cards continuing their trend for another year, then pressure is going to increase to lower power requirements. Meaning that power supply should last you a long time to come.
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One question about Dual Channel. Is it just when you buy two sticks of RAM they can come as Dual channel. Because Im buying 3 gigs and none of the 1 gig sticks are dual channel. So it has to be two sticks that are dual channel enabled. Also the Crucial RAM Im getting was reviewed to be highly overclockable. Most said they overclocked an E6600 to 3.2, 3.3 and the RAM is doing good.

Edited by Drumbum667, 16 May 2007 - 08:20 PM.

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Every stick can go into dual channel, it's just recommend that you buy the 2 sticks that your planning to put into dual channel together in 1 package. You may have some compatibility issues, but I have my doubts as you are purchasing the exact same model across the board.
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Both are from the same company. I guess Ill just get the extra gig
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Sorry I don't understand.
If you havn't already bought you RAM please buy a dual channel "package" (2x1GB) and then a separate 1GB from the same company.
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Thats what Im doing. Exactly what you said.
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Then you won't have any issues.
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Also I was thinking is it better to get the mobo Im getting or this EVGA one EVGA Mobo. Or this one EVGA Mobo. More expensive but they seem better for overclocking. Just to make sure if I get the 250 dollar one can I use DDR2 800 RAM instead of spending the extra cash on faster RAM. If the cheaper one is just as good Ill get that one. Im goingo to read the reviews. Also what is the fan for that comes with the mobo.

Edited by Drumbum667, 19 May 2007 - 06:38 PM.

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There was a revision of some kind, but I can't see any difference between them. I was looking into this a week ago. The cheaper EVGA is indeed worth it, if your willing to pay a little more. Just go with the cheaper one you won't see any difference with the more expensive one. Thats what I like about this board and why I plan on getting it, it's passive cooling so there are no annoying little fans.

Also I'm worried your going to push your RAM to hard and fry it, please be careful.

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Edited by james_8970, 19 May 2007 - 06:56 PM.

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