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Old 08-10-2005, 02:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have posted a similar thread below in which vaderpro made a sample gaming computer system for me. This recommendation is from Elbatrop1. I want to know which computer setup is better, and if there need to be any changes on this one.

CPU:
AMD
Athlon 64 3700+ 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Processor - Retail
$299.00

MOBO:
GIGABYTE
GA-K8N Ultra-9 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
$126.00

RAM:
pqi
TURBO 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Dual Channel Kit System Memory -
Retail
$94.49

VID CARD:
eVGA
256-P2-N383-BX Video Card - OEM
$229.00

HARD DRIVE:
Seagate
Barracuda 7200.7 SATA NCQ 3.5" Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM

$83.00

DVD BURNER:
LG Beige
IDE DVD Burner Model GSA-4163BB - OEM
$42.99

CASE:
ASPIRE
X-Dreamer II ATXB4KLW-BK Black Computer Case With Side Panel Window -
Retail
$52.00

PSU: 420W with case.

MOUSE:
Logitech
MX510 2 tone Mouse - Retail
$28.00

KEYBOARD:
Logitech
Elite Black Wired Keyboard - Retail
$29.00

MONITOR: $150 locally.

SPEAKERS:
Logitech
X-530 5.1 Speaker - OEM
$49.99

TOTAL: $1333.47
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No sound card?
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What would be a good sound card to get that is not too expensive, but really good?
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someone is going to say you dont want to stick with psu that comes with the case, you want to get a brand name one like antec, enermax, or whatever is out there.
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Dont worry about the soundcard, as the motherboard has a really good onboard soundcard.

As for the PSU, since the system itself really only needs around 350W (yes, that would be really tight), getting a no-name PSU that is 100W more than required, is fine.
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Well that system above has a better processor and video card than the one i made...and less money spent on PSU and case, if elb says that PSU is ok then trust him. The case i listed is pretty mean for future upgrading and cooling....keep researching dragon, your gettin somewhere...
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mabe a better mobo
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Originally posted by j4ckaL
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No sound card?
It's already got 8 channel audio on the board
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Looks good to me, I say go for it. Are you overclocking BTW? Just wondering.
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