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Old 12-27-2003, 11:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all. I am new here so I don't know if this is the right place to post this or not. I am wanting to build myself a new pc w/ the light up XP case. I was wanting to know if anyone here can point me in the right direction of what all I need to build a complete system. I would like to not spend more than a 1000.00 on the tower. I will spend money where it is needed and I will go the cheaper route where it isn't as important. Can any of you make me a list of what I will need to do this? Ex: case & power supply, motherboard etc.

Also anyone else that has an XP case, what do you think?
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mother board processor ram video card sound card hard drive cd/dvd rom cd/dvd burner case
mouse keyboard speakers maybe some extra fans. it all depend on what kind of rig you want gaming entertainment center etc
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decent average case...around 160.00
power supply....around 100.00
nvidia geforce fx 5200 graphics card w/ tv out 100.00
amd xp 2500+ processor 120.00
asus a7n8x mobo supporting up to amd xp 3200+ 160.00
pc 2700 ddr ram for 512 mb 85.00 each
160 gig 7200 rpm hard drive 125.00
liteon dvd burner 150.00
floppy drive...15.00
audigy 2 pro soundcard...200.00

total 1215.00

check pricewatch.com for prices
find a local computer store that has a good rep and does good work to shop and or check for parts and prices.
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