building new computer - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Tips, Tricks and FAQ
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-04-2004, 03:08 PM   #11 (permalink)
Master Techie
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 2,088

Pridurak i disagree with one of your hardware products. Your mobo should be reconsetered. The MSI is not the best mobo there is and since 939 mobos are all basicly the same price...why not get the best for a few bucks more.

The Abit AV8-3rd Eye Via K8T800 Pro is a later mobo, witch was created for the faster Athlon 64 bits. Such as Athlon 3500 and up.
Its built for over clocking the 64's like no other and is very stable and very flexible. It has dual ram hhd set up 4 ddr slots. It can be pushed very hard. For a 939 mobo its the way to go!

Finished With TF.
Codeine is offline  
Old 12-14-2004, 03:29 AM   #12 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 8
Default Re: building new computer

Originally posted by ben_1001
hey hey hey,

i am building a new computer i got, well i wanna spend about 1000 - 1500 dollars (au) i got a list of stuff that will come up to 1450, i was wonder if use have any advice for me, and what u think of the hardware i am getting

P4 3.0GHz [LGA775] $289
Asus P5GDC - Dix $319
Corsair 512MB XMS3200 $249
Sapphire Radeon 9600XT 256MB (w/games and software) $299
Western Digatal 80gb JD SATA, 8MB cache $105
win XP ( home ed ) $189

i would be using it for everthin really, games editring some video files, editing images, running 256mb/s broadnand as well
so thanks heeaps
Hey Ben,
I've just built my computer a month ago, i use P4. Sorry guys.
I guess i used the same one as yours.

P4 530 LGA775 3.0Ghz, 800Mhz $181.00
INtel 915PCYL $97.00
Kingstone 2x512 DDR2 533MHz $210.00
PCI*E ATI 256MB X300 $129.00
WD SATA, 7200 rpm, 160Gb $97.00

I never played games. hm... But i do a lot of graphic design and video and image editing. Maybe mine is not really great for gaming, but just look at it as a consideration
i bought all of this from :

oldstu12A4 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:09 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.