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Old 06-03-2007, 08:00 AM   #11 (permalink)
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4200+ will always give you that slightly better performance with more on die memory and for £10 you can't go wrong
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Old 06-03-2007, 07:43 PM   #12 (permalink)
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So far I have ordered the following so I still need advices to go with the rest of the parts.

Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 4000+ Socket AM2

Lite-On SATA Half-Height
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LH-20A1S, 20X DVD+/-R, 8X
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HD: Seagate / 320GB / 7200 / 16MB / SATA-300 / OEM / Hard Drive

Case: CASECOOLERMAS|CAC-T05-UW BLK RT

Power Supply: PSU COOLRMSTR|RS-450-ACLY 450W RT

Mobo: MSI K9N4 SLI-F nVIDIA nFORCE 500 SLI CHIPSET ATX FORM FACTOR 2xPCI-E(X16)/2xPCI-E(X1)/2xPCI/4xDDR2 W/SATA2 RAID,LAN(Gb),USB 2.0 & AUDIO (CPU TYPE:AMD - SOCKET AM2)

I need a recommendation for a good videocard and how much ram I would need for a medium gaming and I will be purchasing a windows xp sp2 for like $130 New.
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case: Newegg.com - RAIDMAX SMILODON ATX-612WBP Black SECC STEEL ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply - Retail
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Case is already ordered.
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I need a recommendation for a good videocard and how much ram I would need for a medium gaming and I will be purchasing a windows xp sp2 for like $130 New.
How much money do you have left?
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I have bout $250-$300 budget. BUT the less I spend the happier my pockets are.
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I have bout $250-$300 budget. BUT the less I spend the happier my pockets are.
Newegg.com - EVGA 256-P2-N751-TR GeForce 8600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail

Newegg.com - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
...and this ram has pretty tight timings which is a good thing for AMD chips
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This is what I read from a review

I just called EVGA and was able to confirm that they really hide the ball on this one -- it's NOT HDCP enabled (and there's no way to find it out from their Web site, manuals or spec sheets). That means you'd never be able to watch HD-DVD, Blu-Ray or other protected HD video content through this card -- you'd just get a blank screen.

The reason why I am bringing this up is because I do alot of gaming and I enjoy watching alot of movies on my computer so this is why I brought this review by a unknown person.
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Newegg.com - MSI NX8600GT-T2D256E OC GeForce 8600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail

ok then go for this one
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Gururson can you give me a couple choices of videocards so I can compare the specs by specs. ty i just don't know what is good so not being a lazy researcher.

Maybe 20-60 bucks more and a much better card?
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