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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 6
01-12-2010, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Atmas View Post
I'm going to say that if you don't build your own you should go for something with the i7. They are way ahead of the stuff AMD has going on right now.

Also I wouldn't go below 7200 rpm on your Hard Drive. Alot of people don't realize that loading from the Hard Drive is a major bottleneck.
Yes, Hard drive is by far one of the biggest bottlenecks in a computer, even my system which is a 4.0ghz Core i7 920 suffers from hard drive lag.

A 5400rpm hard drive will make your quad core feel like a single core at times.