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Old 10-29-2004, 08:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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im thinking of getting parts for a new gaming pc and i need reccomendations on them

here's the list

case- black aluminum lian li w/ window and 4 case fans including a top fan model # PC-65B $110

PSU- Rosewill 500w black aluminum psu w/ 2x80mm blue led fans,speed adjuster and sleeved wires model # RE502-BLK $65

MoBo- Gigabyte "GA-K8NS Ultra-939" nVIDIA NForce3 Ultra chipset for socket 939 $113

CPU- AMD athlon 64 3000+ 1.8ghz, 512kb l2 cache, 939 pin, OEM

HS/F- thermaltake silentower 4 in 1 CPU cooler for intel p4, socket t, amd k7 and k8 withe heatpipes model #CL-P0025 $45

Memory- Kingston HyperX series dual kits 184 pin 512 mb(256x2) DDR PC-3200 $135

HD1- WD Raptor 36.7gb 10k rpm sata OEM model # WD360GD $ 110

HD2- WD 200 gb 7200 rpm sata OEM model # WD2000JD $117

Opticl drive- NEC 16x double layer DVD+/-RW, silver model # ND3500A SW/SW OEM w/ software $75

Video card- Evga nVIDIA GeForce 6800GT Video card 256mb,256 bit, tv-out/dvi, 8x AGP bundled w/ doom 3 model # 256-A8-N349-AX $420

total- $1365

any suggestions on MoBo, memory, or HS/F

btw i would get these from

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Old 10-29-2004, 09:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
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all looks good to me, but alot of people would reccommend 1gb of ram.

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Old 10-29-2004, 10:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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hehe my first thought was more RAM... then i thought to check out your case... and i know alot of people swear by lian li cases, but really that case just looks boring, one that im looking at getting that is very kickass is THIS

i mean it is your choice, but for a nicer gaming PC i would suggest a sexy case, and this one is quite the looker...

also on the topic of hs/f, i love the dp102 from aerocool, vey nice looking, and great cooling performance from everyone ive met that has bought it, with the only problem being that once you mount both fans(included) on the heatsink then it is quite massive and heavy...

sorry thats all ican think of at the moment, good luck

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Old 10-29-2004, 11:55 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Nice setup...but I am now realizing alotta people on here don't know too much about computers.

an AMD 3000+ is Socket 754.That mobo you have is 939 therefor it won't work.My advice is to spend the extra money and get a 939 socket cpu and mobo as they are the future of can get a 3500+ for about 280$.

Get another gig of can pick up some corsair value select 2xchannel for about 150$.

You should try not to get OEM stuff as you have no warrenty and will end up getting screwed over.

For another 70$ you can get a 74Gb Raptor.Twice the size...enough said.

But everything else is nice and have fun after you fix the mistakes.

Antec P160
AMD 3000+ 939 socket
MSI K8V Neo2 Platinum
1 Gb Kingston 3200
BFG 6800gt
WD 74gb raptor
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Old 10-30-2004, 01:54 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Hey umm im pretty sure he saw the 939 3000+ on
I doubt they would put up false advertising.
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