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Old 10-04-2003, 05:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Cool My new comp set-up

Hey guys wassup this is going to be my new comp set-up from next week i just wanted to ask if it is going to be good or not?????

Motherboard: Gigabyte 7n400pro2 (only because on Nforce2)
Processor: Amd Athlon XP 2500+
Hard-Drive: 40gb Maxtor 7200RPM
Ram: 256mb pc3200 DDR ram
Monitor: 19" Phillips CRT display
Gfx card: Still deciding between a Nvidia FX 5200 or an ATI Radeon 9200 (suggestions welcome)

Yeah so guys if you have any other suggestions for improvements i could make please tell me asap.

Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 *Cooled with Thermaltake Mini-Typhoon* || Intel Quad Core Q6600
Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3
2gb Kingston 667 DDR2 RAM || 4gb Kingston 667Mhz DDR2 RAM
Gigabyte 512mb 8800GTS (683/2150)
250gb Seagate HDD (ATA133) 7200rpm/16mb cache || 750gb SATA2 Seagate HDD
ASUS MW221U 22" Widescreen 2ms.
Logitech Z-5500D 5.1 Speakers
Creative X-fi Xtreme Gamer Fatal1ty edition

3DMark06 Score = 8524 (1280x1024)
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Old 10-04-2003, 05:11 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Yea!! go syphanx
Amd are really good choice. I got a 2600+ ^^"'

To bad im replying to this message while we are lanning in the same room ^^;;; gg


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Old 10-06-2003, 10:27 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Not bad.. btw, get the Radeon
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Old 10-07-2003, 10:42 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Good Base,,

I would suggest increasing your ram to minimum 512, and at best 1 gb ,, especially with the nforce board to take advantage of some of the tweaking abilities,,

pay now,, save later!

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Old 10-08-2003, 06:24 PM   #5 (permalink)
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upgrade the ram most definatly.. also if, you're going to spend the money on a video card and you want a better gaming quality, i'd say upgrade to getting a geforce 5600, a 128mb would suit you just well, although i went for the 256 meg card, and the more ram the better.. seriously, don't let anyone tell you that you won't need it, i just recently added my second stick of 512, and i have dual chan, so games are quick.. there's a little tidbit for you to think about, and AMD rocks!
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