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Old 02-03-2004, 05:46 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Wow shrap! Thanks a lot!

I made a comp on newegg.com/xoxide.com (newegg had no water cooling units).

A few things...

I do not need a monitor and that is about it. My current keyboard is ok and my speakers still work, but they are both old. My keyboard is full of crap and my speakers I can tell are going to die soon.
Also, I am looking for a quiet comp for 2 reasons. 1 I want to be able to sleep and hang out in a room with friends without it getting in the way, 2; it will be spending its first year in a college dormroom, and I want my roommate to be impressed, not annoyed with my hardware
I have also setlled on a black hardware/blue LED light system. I have always had ugly comps, this one I want to look purdy.

Cases (Computer Cases, ATX Form)
Thermaltake Black Gaming Tower XaserV Series WinGo Full-Tower Case with 420W Power Supply, Model "V7420AU" -RETAIL
Case Type: Gaming Tower
Color: Black
Material: 1.0 mm SECC Chassis, Plastic front Door
Drive Bays: 5.25" x 5/0, 3.5" x 2/3 (external/internal)
Expansion Slots: 7
Front Ports: Dual USB2.0, IEEE1394 Firewire, audio & speaker ports
Power Supply: 420W
Cooling System: 2 x 80mm, 3 x 90mm
Motherboard Compatibility: Micro ATX, Standard ATX & Extended ATX(Dual CPU)
Dimensions: 19" x 8" x 22.8" (HxWxD) more info>
N82E16811133123 $139.00

CD/DVD Burners (RW Drives)
Artec Black 52x24x52 CD-RW Drive, Model WSM-52X-B, OEM
Write Speed: 52X CD-R,24X CD-RW
Read Speed: 52X CD-ROM
Interface: ATAPI/E-IDE
Buffer: 2MB
OS Support: Windows XP/2000/Me/98SE
Features: State of the Art "SuperLink" feature
Remark: OEM pack (see pictures for details) more info>
N82E16827120143 $34.99

Samsung Black 16X DVD-ROM Drive, MODEL SD-616EEPB, OEM
Read Speed: 48X CD-ROM, 16X DVD-ROM
Interface: E-IDE/ATAPI
Buffer: 512KB
Access Time: 90 ms
Data Transfer Rate: DVD: 21,600 kByte/s, CD: 7,200 kByte/s
Features: Reduces noise and vibration with DVA, Stablizing DVD Play Back
Remark: OEM Bulk (see pictures for details) more info>
N82E16827151039 $33.99

Floppy Drives
SONY MPF920 Black 1.44MB 3.5INCH Floppy Disk Drive, OEM
Capacity: 1.44MB
Average Access Time: 94 ms
Interface: 34 Pin Standard Floppy Connector
Form: 3.5 inch
Media Type: All Standard 1.44MB & 720KB 3.5 Floppy Diskettes
Features: High Quality and Reliability,Customized colors available
Remark: OEM more info>
N82E16821103116 $10.99
$7.5 ea.@10+
$7 ea.@20+
$6.8 ea.@60+

Hard Drives
Hitachi 120GB 7200RPM IDE Hard Drive, Model IC35L120AVV207-1, OEM Drive Only
Capacity: 120GB
Average Seek Time: 8.5 ms
Buffer: 8MB
Rotational Speed: 7200 RPM
Interface: IDE ULTRA ATA100
Features: Fluid Dynamic Bearing (FDB) motor technology
Manufacturer Warranty: 3 years
Remark: OEM Drive Only more info>
N82E16822145034 $91.00

Memory (System Memory)
Buffalo Technology 184 Pin 256MB ECC Registered DDR PC-2700 - OEM
Manufacturer: Buffalo Technology
Speed: DDR333(PC2700)
Type: 184 Pin DDR SDRAM
Error Checking: ECC
Registered/Unbuffered: Registered
Cas Latency: 2.5
Support Voltage: 2.5V
Bandwidth: 2.7GB/s
Organization: 32Mx72 -Bit
Special Features: Low Profile
Warranty: Lifetime more info>
N82E16820150560 $54.00

Motherboards - AMD
GIGABYTE KT600 Chipset Motherboard for AMD Socket A CPU, Model "GA-7VT600 1394" -RETAIL
Supported CPU: AMD AthlonXP/Athlon/Duron Processors
Chipset: VIA KT600 + VT8237
FSB: 400/333/266/200MHz
RAM: 3x DIMM for DDR400/333/266 Max 3GB
IDE: 2x UltraDMA 66/100/133 up to 4 Devices
SATA: 2 x Serial ATA connectors
Slots: 1x AGP 8X/4X, 5x PCI(v 2.2)
Ports: 2xPS2,2xCOM,1xLPT,1xLAN,8xUSB2.0(Rear 4),Audio Ports
Onboard Audio: Realtek ALC655 6-Channel AC97 Codec
Onboard LAN: Realtek 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet
Onboard 1394: VIA VT6306, 3x IEEE1394 Ports
Form Factor: ATX more info>
N82E16813128197 $75.99
$74.99 ea.@2+
$72.99 ea.@10+
$70.99 ea.@20+

Power Supplies
Antec P4 ATX12V 400 Watt Power Supply With 2 Fans, Model "SL400" -RETAIL
Type: ATX
Maximum Power: 400W
Power Good Signal: 100-500ms
Hold-up Time: < 17ms at Full Load
Efficiency: >68%
Over Voltage Protection: +5V trip point<+6.5V;+3.3V trip point<+4.1V;+12V trip point<+15.6V
Overload Protection: Latching Protection+5V @<53A;+3.3V @ <48A;+12V @ <23A
Input Voltage: 115 VAC / 230VAC
Input Frequency Range: 47-63 Hz
Input Current: 10A for 115VAC;5.0A for 230VAC
Output: +3.3V@28A;+5V@38A;-5V@0.5A;+12V@18A;-12V@0.8A;+5VSB@2A
MTBF: 50,000 hrs. @ 25C
Approvals: UL, TUV, CB, FCC CLASS B, NEMKO more info>
N82E16817103912 $50.00

AMD Athlon XP 3000+ "Barton", 400 FSB, 512K Cache Processor - OEM
Model: AMD Athlon XP 3000+
Core: Barton
Operating Frequency: 2.1GHz
FSB: 400MHz
Cache: L1/64K+64K; L2/512K
Voltage: 1.65V
Process: 0.13Micron
Socket: Socket A
Multimedia Instruction: MMX, SSE, 3DNOW!, 3DNOW!+
Packaging: OEM(Chip Only) more info>
N82E16819103394 $199.00

Sound Card
Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS PCI Sound Card -RETAIL
Channels: 7.1
Max Sampling Rate: 192kHz
Signal-Noise Ratio: 108dB(SNR)
Hardware Decode: Dolby Digital EX
Digital Audio: 24-bit
Hardware Polyphony: 64 Voices
PC Interface: PCI
Connectors: Line-out,Line-in,Mic-in,Digital Out(5.1),Firewire(IEEE1394),Analog/Digital CD Audio in,Telephone Answering Device in,GAME/MIDI port via extension header,Internal IEEE1394 header and AD_EXT extension header to Audigy 2 ZS Internal I/O Drive(See Details)
External Box: N/A
Remote Control: N/A
Package included: See pics
Special Features: DVD Audio,THX certified,EAX Advanced HD,DTS-ES more info>
N82E16829102162 $89.00

Video Cards
Sorry this item / special is sold out.
ATI FireGL 9600 Video Card, 128MB DDR, 128-bit, DVI, 8X AGP, Model "FIREGL T2" -RETAIL
Chipset/Core Speed: FireGL 9600/Not Specified
Memory/Effective Speed: 128MB DDR/Not Specified
BUS: AGP 1X/2X/4X/8X
Ports: VGA Out(15 Pin D-Sub)+DVI connector
Support 3D API: DirectX®9, OpenGL®2.0
Cable/Accessories: VGA via DVI Adapter, Driver CD, Manual
Max Resolution@32bit Color: 2048X1536@85Hz
Retail Box (See pics for details) more info>
N82E16814102315 $264.00

Extend my Standard Warranty on the above qualified items: $49.92

Subtotal » $831.96
Shipping and Handling Charge »

Grand Total » $ 831.96

here is the xoxide stuff I ordered that I could not get from newegg. Keep in mind I have 2 cases on the list because I have not made up my mind yet.

Thermaltake 80mm Blue LED Smart Fan

12.99 12.99
Multimedia Illuminated Keyboard

Keyboard Color: Black 34.99 34.99
Xoxide Ultima Dancing Light 2.1 Speakers (Black)

99.99 99.99
Koolance PC2-601BW

Add 2nd Hard Drive Cooler: No 2nd Hard Drive Cooler
Add CPU Cooler: CPU-200 Gold Cooler (+$39.99)
Add Hard Drive Cooler: Hard Drive Cooler (+$36.99)
Add MB/Vid Cooler: 2 Coolers (+$42.99)
Add Power Supply: NO POWER SUPPLY
Add Serial ATA Power Adapter: Add Serial ATA Power Adapter (+$5.45)
Applique: Penguin (+$9.99)
Lighting: Blue Cold Cathode (+$15.99)
Secondary Lighting: Blue 2nd Cathode (+$7.99) 379.38 379.38

Subtotal for Xoxide.com - Custom ATX Computer Cases, Modded PC Cases, Computer Case mods, and PC Mods: 527.35
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Gigabyte GA-7DX(R) DualBIOS/A-bit KV8-Pro
AMD Duron 1.313GHZ/AMD 64 3000+ 2.0 GHZ
512 DDR266/1024 OCZ DDR (3200)
Chaintech GeForce 3 128mb/eVGA 6800GT 256mb
400 watt Powmax/530 watt Fortron
40.9GB 94098U8/80gb SATA
Maxtor DiamondMax/Seagate Barricuda
AOpen KF45A modded case
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Old 02-05-2004, 07:24 PM   #22 (permalink)
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of couse you need to say more......
www.buyxtremegear.com has thier ATI 9800 Pro for $223 seriously.....lol....1 dollar cheaper than what u said Shrapnil
are u trying to rip him off or somethin...lol....jk

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Old 02-05-2004, 09:56 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Damn, shrapnill. I'd never heard of Lian-Li cases before. I always bought the cheapest POS I could find.

I checked another site, pricegrabber.com, and found some things a little cheaper. I use this site whenever I need to find parts, they check newegg and a lot of other sites for prices.

Downside to using this site is that you're buying from a lot of different companies, not just one or two places like you're talking about. Prices are all american dollars without shipping.

Lian-Li PC-61 case $98.90

Liteon 16x DVD-ROM $25

Hitachi 120 GB IDE, 8 MB cache $82
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Old 02-06-2004, 05:58 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Well, the PC-61 is only like 6 bucks more at newegg and a Hitachi is always gonna be cheaper than a Seagate. Cos its crap.

Plus, newegg fooking rules. Best CS on the planet (falcon northwest in close second) and they ship cheaper and faster than ANYONE else. Yaknow that $2100 order I placed? Ordered 2pm tuesday, shipped 8pm wednesday and Im betting its on my porch by monday at the latest. FOR OVER TWO GRAND IN PC PARTS! Thats insanity. If newegg has it, I buy from them. Period. I could care less if I get it $6 cheaper somewhere else, thats how much I love this company.

BTW Orb, Im sorry I ditched on the info, Ill post it soon. Ive got it configured, just a hassle to deal with posting so much. Tons of editing involved and I HATE editing.

Ill hook it up soon, if you still want it that is.
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Old 02-06-2004, 07:46 AM   #25 (permalink)
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I really do want it, thanks Shrap. Take your time.

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Gigabyte GA-7DX(R) DualBIOS/A-bit KV8-Pro
AMD Duron 1.313GHZ/AMD 64 3000+ 2.0 GHZ
512 DDR266/1024 OCZ DDR (3200)
Chaintech GeForce 3 128mb/eVGA 6800GT 256mb
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