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P_Tear_Grifion

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I am thinking of buying a new CPU for the game EverQuest 2 I would like to be able to play in like High Quality which is very graphic heavy. These are the specs I am looking at.

Raidmax Sagitta II Mid-Tower 420W Gaming Case w/ Side-Panel Window

CS_FAN: Extra Case Cooling Fan with 2 extra fans

CPU: (Quad-Core)Intel® Core™ 2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.0GHz 1333FSB 12MB L2 Cache 64-bit

CD: (Special Price) LG 20X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER

FLASHMEDIA: INTERNAL 12in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer

FAN: Ultra ChillTec Thermo Electric CPU Cooler

HDD: Single Hard Drive (300GB Gaming Western Digital VelociRaptor 10,000RPM SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache WD3000GLFS

MULTIVIEW: Xtreme Performance in SLI/CrossFireX Gaming Mode Supports Single Monitor

MOTHERBOARD: (3-Way SLI Support) Asus Striker II Formula nForce 780i SLI Mainboard FSB1333 DDR2 3 x PCIe X16 SATA RAID w/ USB2.0,IEEE1394,&7.1Audio

MEMORY: 8GB (4x2GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair XMS2 Xtreme Memory w/ Heat Spreader Or would Corsair or Major Brand cut it?

NETWORK: ONBOARD 10/100 NETWORK CARD

OS: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Ultimate w/ Service Pack 1 (64-bit Edition)

POWERSUPPLY: 1,200 Watts Power Supplies (Thermaltake ToughPower 1,200 Watts Power Supply - Quad SLI Ready)

SOUND: 3D WAVE ON-BOARD 5.1 SOUND CARD

USB: Built-in USB 2.0 Ports

VIDEO: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+ 1GB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA) Or is NVIDIA GeForce GTX285 1GB 16X PCIe Video Card (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA) better?

VIDEO2: NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+ 1GB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)

WNC: PCI Wireless 802.11g 54Mbps Network Interface Card

The bolded stuff is what I need help with. I understand the GTX285 is better then the GTX 9800 but by how much. Cause the price difference is steep. And would the basic ram (Corsair or Major Brand ) work better then the one in the specs?
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Troy

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Hi there,

What's your budget and where are you purchasing this from?

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I'm buying from CyberPowerPC (I know some people say they suck but my bro got from there and its a good CPU) and the computer I have built has the GTX285's and it comes to 2444 which is a decent price for me. I really don't want to spend much more then that.

Oh and the ram I choose was Kingston Hyperx

Edited by P_Tear_Grifion, 22 February 2009 - 05:57 PM.

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You could probably build your own one better than that for cheaper, if you're interested. There's a sticky how-to you can follow to build.

Otherwise it looks pretty decent.
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