hey thanks, you guys have been a HUGE help. My only problem now is what would be a better board and hard drive. It looks like those are my only problems? Will that processor be overkill for just gaming or will it be just perfect? I talk to one person and they tell me duals are horrible then another says they are perfect(not on this forum) but just in general. It gets you so confused!! Also are those the best prices that I could get for those? In total it looks to be costing about 1566.00, i'd like to lower that but not cut back on anything.
The guy who said the dual cores are horrible from another site, doesnt know his information or know much about the chip.
There is patches out to fix any problems that you might run into. You can even set the cpu affinity in the task manager and fix any problems if you ever do come into. Set the affinity to either of the cores of the processor not both if you have a game that gives you problems. Some people just dont realize how easy it is to solve the problem..
I will tell you exactly how to solve a problem if you come into one with a particular game.
Open up the game, then right after it press control + alt + delete then the task manager comes up..
(the game might still load onto the main menu when the task manager come up so all you do then is press the Windows key on the keyboard and you can then click on the task manager in the toolbar)
Next goto applications and you will see the name of the game in the list (it will say running beside it)
Right click on the game under task, then click goto process it will then take you exactly to the right process so you cant mess anything up so dont worry. When it highlights the process right click on that now and goto set Affinity...
Processor Affinity will then come up.
The processor Affinity setting controls which cpus the process will be allowed to execute on.
It will show CPU 0 and CPU 1 available to choose from. Uncheck one or the other so the game is only going to be ran from ONE of the CPU's. And your done.... Its not hard..