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Old 11-13-2004, 04:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Looking into DIY'ing...any problems w/ this stuff? Thanks!

Case:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-170-015&depa=0
KINGWIN SILVER All Aluminum 10-Bay Mid tower case, Model "KT-424-S" $97.99

Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-128-248&depa=1
GIGABYTE "GA-8I915P Duo-A" 915P Chipset Motherboard for Intel LGA775 CPU –RETAIL $107.00

Keyboard & Mouse:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-126-124&depa=0
Logitech Cordless MX Duo USB/ PS/2 104keys -RETAIL $69.99

RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-145-480&depa=0
Corsair Value Select Dual Channel Kit 184 Pin 1G(512MBx2) DDR PC-3200 – OEM $163

DVD+/-RW Drive:
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewprodu...-182-025&DEPA=0
Optorite 12X DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Drive, Model DD1205, Retail $60.99

CD-RW Drive:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-182-021&depa=0
Optorite Black IDE/ATAPI 52X32X52 CD-RW Drive, Model CW5201, Retail $24.98

Hard Drive:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-148-038&depa=0
Seagate 160GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive, Model ST3160023AS-RK, Retail $132.99

LCD Monitor:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-179-010&depa=0
ImageQuest L90D 19" LCD Monitor w/ Speakers –RETAIL $389.99

Power Supply:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-159-023&depa=0
Aspire Turbo Case 500W 12V Black Dual Fan Aluminum Power Supply, Model "ATX-AS500W BK12V" -RETAIL $60.99

Processor:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-116-184&depa=0
Intel LGA 775 Pentium 4 530 3.0 GHz, 800MHz FSB, 1MB L2 Cache, Hyper Threading Technology – Retail $181

Sound Card:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-102-171&depa=0
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS GAMER Limited Edition PCI Sound Card, Model "SB0350" –RETAIL $105.00

Speakers:
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProdu...-121-118&depa=0
Logitech X-530 5.1 Black Speaker System -RETAIL $65.99

Video Card:
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProdu...-125-150&depa=0
GIGABYTE ATI RADEON X800 XT Video Card, 256MB GDDR3, 256-Bit, DVI/VIVO, PCI-Express, Model "GV-RX80T256V" -RETAIL $531.00
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Old 11-13-2004, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Everything is fine, except with that motherboard you will need DDR-2 ram. You have plain old DDR right now. Look here
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yeah, unless you opt for a different mobo. Unless you're getting really high end DDR2, going with normal dual channel DDR is just fine
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Old 11-13-2004, 08:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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What are you going to be using this computer for?
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OK, firstly I would go with the Lian Li PC65, it is AMAZING!
>> Lian-Li 12-Bay Silver Aluminum Case, Model "PC-65"<<
Also, I would advise a slightly better, but smaller monitor.
>>SAMSUNG 172X-Silver 17" LCD Monitor<<
And I don't trust video cards that are not from the company that made the chipset that's in them, although this one is more expensive, I think it would be worth it.
>>ATI RADEON X800 XT Video Card, 256MB GDDR3, 256-Bit, DVI/VIVO, PCI-Express, Model "102-A31904"<<
Also, although the motherboard you selected is fine, spend the extra on this one for a small performance boost:
>>DFI "LANPARTY 925X-T2" 925X Chipset Motherboard For Intel LGA 775 CPU<<
All that will make it better, or, wait till SLI is out and go w/AMD
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