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Old 11-08-2004, 04:37 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Those suggestions look nice.
But if you want to play games they'll start piling up: get a big HDD is my advice.

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Old 11-08-2004, 04:40 AM   #12 (permalink)
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i wasn't intending to be horrible to him, sorry if thats the way it came across, but you would have to admit, if someone bought dual channel ram, they would want it to run in dual channel, so just having it there makes me think that he thought it would.

-maybe thats just me

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Old 11-08-2004, 05:23 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Actually no, I put it together fast. I haven't been on these forums in a long time, so I've forgotten a lot of things, plus, I didn't look at all the specs, so that's my fault. Thor, is a friend of mine, he suggested 754 because he probably won't be upgrading that much anyway..
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Old 01-21-2005, 05:48 PM   #14 (permalink)
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yeah the only problem with 939 is that its $$$ which i dont have...and like toxicity said was im probablly never going to upgrade this, cuase its not for me, its for my family...and i dont trust them to touch anything other than the mouse and maybe the keyboard...of yeah i forgot about the power button, BUT anyways yeah thanks to everyone for you suggestions, they all look pretty good, thanks again
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Old 01-21-2005, 11:54 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally posted by ak_smallz
i think you can go even better then that. heres what i think

cpu: Athlon 64 3200 (939)http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...103-500&depa=1 $200
mb: msi k8t
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...130-463&depa=1 $118
ram: corsair value 1gig (2x512)
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...145-440&depa=1 $157
gpu: sapphire ATI Radeon 9800pro
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...102-268&depa=1 $189
hd: western digital 80gb
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproduc...135-106&DEPA=1 $67
cd: lite-on 52x32x52
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...106-941&depa=1 $24

TOTAL $754

right ak_smallz, he is going to a case ( $30-50), fans(2 minimum...$20) ...PSU 450W minimum $50 (cheap psu)...which would bring his total to...$865...he cant afford that much
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Old 01-22-2005, 12:00 AM   #16 (permalink)
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not to mention those are OEM parts, in which personally I dont trust, NEVER BUY OEM...save yourself some worry and spend a few bucks on retail

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