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Old 09-28-2005, 09:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Just looked it up since I'm in a good mood now and have nothing to do while waiting for bleach...comes to $1053

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Hmmm, are you saying that my list isn't good? (the one from

Seemed pretty good to me this is exactly why I don't want to build it myself.
Nonono, your list is for the most part fine...I'm just saying building it yourself can get you some better parts for about the same price

From what you have listed, I would first switch the Maxtor drive with a Seagate with NCQ since it'll be faster, more reliable and has a longer warranty...I'd also drop the 6200 with "turbocache", that basically means it has no dedicated VRAM and uses your system memory for VRAM...this isn't really a problem if you don't game but it still drops overall performance

Oh yeah, you've also got an SLI board listed yet especially if you buy a 6200 you don't need that kinda stuff
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