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Old 07-16-2005, 06:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Alright. Well. I made a decision. Lets for the love of god hope its the right one. Anyways. I went to the place, and well, they have to order the parts in, so i wont get it until Wednesday ( x1,000). Anyways. In order to get a PCIE card,...which cost more than the original AGP 6800GT, i needed to chip in 90 bucks more. And to even it out, i needed to "degrade" my processor. I originally wanted a 3200+, but then the guy said that i can even it out by switching to the 3000+, and save around 90 bucks without sacrificing performance, 200mhz isnt noticible, and for 90 bucks, it aint worth it, i agreed. So without further adue (sp?) , here it is. Or, here is what it will eventually be. Please rate and comment it if you can.
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AMD Athlon s939 3000+

WD SE 80gb w/8mb cache

Corsair Value Select 1 gb RAM (2x512)

256-P2-N376-AX GF FX6800GT PCI-EXPRESS SLI 256MB 256BIT DDR3 TV-Out 2DVI

ASUS A8V-E Deluxe

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS OEM

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Old 07-16-2005, 07:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would switch the AV8 as it's the buggiest board out there and Asus has horrible tech support if something should happen, which it probably will. Get the DFI nF4-D board instead.

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Old 07-16-2005, 07:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Cant. Already bought it. Should be fine.
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Old 07-16-2005, 07:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Cancel the Asus, trust me, you don't want to be stuck with it. Asus is near the same level as other brands such as foxconn and chaintech, just with a higher price tag.
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Old 07-16-2005, 07:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I would get the MSI neo-4 SLI (non platinum. DOES ANYONE KNOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PLAT AND NON PLAT?) . It haas the creative sound onboard, and is also SLI, and finally is only 140 dollars. Pretty good deal. As Garra said, cancel the ASUS. And also cancel the sound card.
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Old 07-16-2005, 07:32 PM   #6 (permalink)
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nutin wrong with chaintech or foxconn

you just want the same cc mobo as does everyone else on this forum
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Old 07-16-2005, 07:40 PM   #7 (permalink)
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You have to remember that its Canadian dollars, so 140 US is quite different, maybe......190 Can.
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Old 07-16-2005, 07:42 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Still, you save yourself money by not buying a sound card.
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Old 07-16-2005, 07:47 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Alright. Since i dont want my computer to die because of the motherboard, i guess i might switch then. However. R u guys SURE that this board isnt good?

Alright. here are the other mobos i can get...

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ABIT AV8 VIA K8T800+8237 w/ GB LAN, IEEE 1394 $159

ABIT AV8-3rd Eye VIA K8T800+8237 w/ GB LAN, IEEE 1394 $171

Gigabyte GA-K8NF-9 nF4 4X MCPs PCI-E, Audio, GB LAN, SATA, IEEE 1394 $149

Gigabyte GA-K8NS 939 nF3 w/ Audio, GB LAN, SATA $121

Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra939 nF3 w/ Audio, LAN, IEEE 1394 $157

MSI K8T Neo2-FIR VIA K8T800Pro w/ GB LAN, IEEE 1394, SATA RAID $137
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Dont recommend some other mobo thats not on the list please. These are my only other options. Keep in mind that the board has to support PCI-Express. Suggestions pleasE?
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Old 07-16-2005, 07:48 PM   #10 (permalink)
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NVM
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