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Old 04-08-2005, 06:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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this is the format for the best pc for a man on a budget.

if there r any disagreements post it up.
(yes its not the best computer possible to assemble, but its the biggest punch for a $1000 budget)


-Abit "AN8" NVIDIA nForce4 Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 939 CPU -RETAIL -motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...127-197&depa=1
$145.00

-AMD Athlon 64 3200+, 512KB L2 Cache, Socket 939 64-bit Processor - Retail (core is a winchester) -cpu
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...103-502&depa=1
$190.00

-Corsair XMS Extreme Memory Speed Series, (Twin Pack) 184 Pin 1GB(512MBx2) DDR PC-3200 - Retail -RAM
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...145-450&depa=1
$162.00

-Seagate 80GB 7200RPM SATA Hard Drive, Model ST380013AS, OEM (2 of these) -hard drives
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...148-019&depa=1
$60 x2 (RAID configuration)

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS PCI Sound Card, Model "SB0350" -RETAIL -sound card
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...102-162&depa=1
$89.00

Rosewill ATI Radeon X800XL Video Card, 256MB GDDR3, 256-Bit, DVI, PCI-Express, Model "RX8XL-256PX"-RETAIL -video card
http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...164-041&depa=1
$279.99

A-Top XBlade Black/Silver Ultimate Gaming Machine With 450W PSU & Side window, Model "AT859A-BK" - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewproduc...105-113&DEPA=1
$67.99
(case isnt optional, it was just my personal taste...its just cool looking)

Antec 480 watt 120mm fan ATX 12V v2.0 power supply, Active PFC, Model "NeoPower" - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/app/viewProduc...103-924&depa=1
$127.00


-thanks to:
*dale5605
*aspire.comptech
*diabloII
*Nubius
*20mm

-u guys rock!
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Old 04-08-2005, 06:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Whoa I did somethin? haha, don't even remember lol

Seems good to go to me. Just remember to OC up that 3200+ and post your results for us
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no way would i not.
this computer is in part yours, its ur guys's creation!
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Aright cool I expect the parts on my doorstep next wednesday
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hahahahahaha

maybe if you give me ur first born son
but for now ill challenge u to a match of counter strike to show u what a super computer can accomplish with 0% lag and a radeon video card
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lol, mines no super computer but it'd still handle counter strike with no lag at all with maxed out graphics
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Next time, just post the name of the hardware. Not the model t74957934537 along with the other crap lol. Its easier that way for you, and we dont have to hurt our eyes. : )
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lol just have a note pad saved as "new computer" with the links and prices for myself so i just copy and pasted it. its my personal list right there.
i had some more things added to it like more serial numbers and links but i spared u guys that much
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so any objections any1?
if not im putting this baby together.
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Seems good to go
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