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Old 08-02-2005, 05:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Building a Gaming PC

CPU: AMD Athlon64 3800+ Venice Processor
Motherboard: DFI LanParty UT nForce 4 Motherboard
Memory: 1GB (2x512 sticks) OCZ Platinum Rev2 RAM
Power Supply: Ultra X-Connect 500w Modular PSU (or an Antec TruePower)
Hard Drive: Seagate 250GB SATA Harddrive with NCQ (Native Command Queuing)
Video Card: nVidia 6800 Ultra
CPU Cooler: Zalman 7700 AlCu CPU Cooler
DVD-ROM: LG DVD-ROM Drive, black

How many £££'s do you think it will cost and what do you think of it??

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Old 08-02-2005, 06:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Dont know about the price but it looks good to me.

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Old 08-02-2005, 06:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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SOunds almost like my new system just the CPU is way better

but did you consider gettin the NEw SATA DVD-RW drives and a SATAII 250 gig 16mb cache HDD?
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- Antec P180 Xcloid 450watt PSU
- Amd 64 Venice Core 939 3000+
- AOpen 6800GT PCI-e Stock
- 1Gig (512x2) Geil Ultra 2-3-3-4
- 250gigx2 Raid 0 Striping SATAII 16mb cache

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Old 08-02-2005, 06:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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hmm i see ur from britain like me, it will be more than you expect.

I went crazy like this, until i actually found out the true prices of things.

What do you plan to spend?
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Old 08-02-2005, 08:12 PM   #5 (permalink)
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well it looks about 1300-1500 american u do the math.
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Old 08-03-2005, 07:35 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Thats about $750, i am looking to spend £1k.
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Old 08-03-2005, 10:37 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Don't get the 6800 Ultra, its way too overpriced. Get the 7800 GTX because it's a little under $500 now. Nice ram and might want to think about a different psu and most people around here will tell you to go with the OCZ Modstream 520W PSU.

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