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Old 03-11-2005, 09:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would get the non-SLI DFI motherboard if you want to save a little money, unless you are planning to have two video cards.
The power supply isn't that good.
Also I don't like cordless mice/keyboard but htat's preference.
Could use a little bit better of ram, corsair xms series if you can afford it.

Overall pretty good and balanced.

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Old 03-11-2005, 09:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yea just get the dfi ut nf4, no need for sli
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Old 03-11-2005, 09:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Im against them and i say the SLI is worth it for the future, when you want to spend another 400$ or less on the PC.

Great system

Besides putting a volcano 12 on their I wouldnt change much

I would build my own case or get a full size tower.
I would probolly get a diff PSU (personal opinion)

Great system
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Old 03-12-2005, 05:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
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possible better ram if you save a bit of money you could downgrade to a 15 inch lcd wich is still pretty big compared to a 15 inch crt or you could get a 19 inch crt for about the same price.
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Old 03-12-2005, 05:30 PM   #6 (permalink)
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nice comp yeah i agree downgrade the mobo to non sli upgrade the ram lower the screen size add a cpu heatsink and fan (aftermarket)
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Old 03-13-2005, 09:05 AM   #7 (permalink)
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yeah i say non-sli becuase SLI will get better towards the furture, and that means new motherboards.

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Old 03-13-2005, 09:26 AM   #8 (permalink)
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do not get a 15" lcd, they suck, the resolution is tiny. i got my monitor for $250, now it's even cheaper.
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Old 03-13-2005, 02:02 PM   #9 (permalink)
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not unless you get a good 15inch lcd...but that's gonna cost the same as that 17 inch
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Old 03-13-2005, 02:06 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I bought a used 22" CRT. It weighs a ton, but the image kicks ***.

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