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Old 06-23-2005, 04:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Finalizing computer.

Hey i'm going to buy all my computer parts from within the next hour or two so I want you guys to look over everything and tell me what you think, make any changes if necessary.

DFI LP UT nF4 SLI-D Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail -$174

NEC Black IDE DVD Burner Model ND-3540A - OEM - $51.99

SAMSUNG Black IDE DVD-ROM Drive Model TS-H352A/BEBP - OEM - $24.99

Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 SATA NCQ ST3120827AS 120GB 7200 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM - $85

OCZ EL Platinum Revision 2 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model OCZ4001024ELDCPER2-K - Retail - $174.01

ASPIRE X-Plorer ATXB8KLW-BK/420 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 420W Power Supply - Retail - $65

Artic Silver 5 - $8

HYUNDAI L90D+ Silver 19" 8ms LCD Monitor - Retail - $349.99

Rosewill RP550 ATX 550W Power Supply - Retail - $55.99

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Update AMD Athlon 64 4000+ San Diego Integrated into Chip FSB Socket 939 Processor Model ADA4000BNBOX - Retail - $481.99

eVGA 256-P2-N376-AX Geforce 6800GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail - $345

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Old 06-23-2005, 05:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Get 2gb of value ram instead.
Get a different brand of 6800gt (some will cost around $250)
Get an Acer 8ms display ($40 cheaper and the same)
Why don't you get a better Aspire case that comes with a better power supply?

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Old 06-23-2005, 10:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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All psu included with cases are junk. eVGA is the cheapest and you can't get any cheaper if you want pci-express. Don't even get 2GB, 1GB of low latency ram would be best. Sound Blaster Audigy perhaps, would take the load off cpu and improve performance
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