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Old 07-22-2005, 11:47 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Motherboard-92 Shipped
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813123230
Ram-$50
2x 512 GB of Kingston ram at Circuit city. They are 22 after mail in rebates.
Processor- Venice 3000+ OEM-120 shipped
http://www.ewiz.com/shopcart.php?additem=A64-3000BP
Heatsink/fan- Thermaltake Venus 12+-34 dollars shipped
http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...uctCode=370471
Power supply- Xclio 450 Watts-60 dollars shipped
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817189003
Video card- 6800 AGP after rebates Not a TIGER DIRECT rebate. Its from EVGA-149 shipped
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130220

The kingston ram is not nationwide. Check your ads to see if it applies to you. If you can't find the ram for that price, I would just get 512 MB of this. 512 MB isn't THAT bad for gaming, and you can always add 512 more later. Just make sure that you close all unnecessary programs, and remove all the eye candy from the desktop before you play your games. There are usually super cheap ram deals, so I would wait like 2 weeks before I check the ram out.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820141120
Hope this helps. 26 dollars over budget......... But everythings calculated shipped. Hope newegg/etc don't tax you
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Old 07-22-2005, 11:50 PM   #12 (permalink)
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2x 512 GB of Kingston ram at Circuit city. They are 22 after mail in rebates.
Where, I've looked and don't see it! Link?
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Old 07-22-2005, 11:54 PM   #13 (permalink)
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By any chance would that 6800 come in 4x AGP? I would put it on this current one. The MoBo is old, but I have good enuff specs to play HL2 and BF2, just can't play it on medium or high

This P.O.S. also has a 250W PSU, and it recommends 300W. I was just saying I could go ahead and order the 6800 and then just use it on this current comp until I get the cash for the rest of the parts, since that vid card is under rebate.

It would be put under a Intel D845PT MoBo until I can upgrade, here is the link for the info on the MoBo: http://support.intel.com/support/mot.../cs-013206.htm
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Old 07-23-2005, 12:00 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Hmm, must be only in my area then. Even the Online Weekly add has it as 2700 yet my add I have right here in my hand has it as 22 for 3200. My advice is to check yoru weekly add.
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That video card supports 4x agp I think. I would reccomend you get a power supply too if you get a new video card. I would just get what i listed, as its not half bad.
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1.) you're just gonna get a pos system for $500...don't even try
2.) the AGP 6800's are compatible with any AGP, they just say "8x" because it looks better than saying "4x," but playing at 4x is no different than 8x
3.) your psu will probably be fine, or you can grab yourself a quality, but cheap PSU (TT silent purepower 420W) for like $40
4.) my suggestion? upgrade your computer to 1 gig of ram, update gfx to either 6800 (6800GT preferred) and grab yourself a TT silent purepower
5.) the better way to go would be just waiting until you have enough money to buy a complete, somewhat decent new system
6.) you can't just say "oh, i'm going to overclock my system" and expect to reach results more experienced overclockers get and don't expect like 20fps increase or something with your OC
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Got it, thanks man, I'll look into it.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103537
amd processor 64 3000+ 146 w/ heatsink and fan

http://www.ewiz.com/detail.php?name=MB-NF3ULTD&src=fr
DFI nforce3 ultra

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144026
aspire x dreamer II with 420 watt psu keep this and then upgrade later

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820141154
pwi turbo 1 gig of ram 2x 512.

nvidia 6600gt or 9800 pro*4 dollars cheaper*

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130220
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102286

GRAND TOTAL OF 544 or 540(if you choose 9800 pro) DOLLARS WITHOUT TAX OR SHIPPING

589 or 585 (if you choose 9800 pro) with optional psu

optional psu
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817148005
45 dollars on sale!
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AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Venice Socket 939 Processor-146
Arctic SIlver Premium Photosynthetic Silver Thermal Compound Arctic Silver 5-8
DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard-135
OCZ Enhanced Latency 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Copper Heatspreader Model OCZ4001024ELDC-K-128
eVGA 6600GT 128MB DDR3/PCI-E/TV-Out/Dual-DVI-169

This is the better buy with only a $78 difference.
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