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Old 12-25-2005, 09:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all... About to make my X-Mas purchase. Can anyone advise me if these are good purchases?

Motherboard + CPU


HDD (2 of these to put in RAID 0)



Video Card

Sound Card
Already have an Audigy 2ZS I will be using

Regarding a case, I noticed that it says it has 2 front USB / audio ports. Is this useless since my motherboard has the ports in the back? Also, the spec says the case has a PS of 450 W. Does this mean that the case comes w/ the PSU?

Can anyone let me know if anything is lacking or imcompatible? Looking to build my first PC for some gaming action. Any advice is appreciated before I make this purchase! Thanks.

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Old 12-25-2005, 10:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks good.

Do you have a copy of WIndows or another OS to install on it? Floppy drive?


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Old 12-25-2005, 10:52 AM   #3 (permalink)
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o yeah, just to let you know if you will be using the x64 Windows edition take note that not all programs will work on it
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Old 12-25-2005, 11:12 AM   #4 (permalink)
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No.....i have a copy of win xp pro 32bit
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Old 12-25-2005, 11:13 AM   #5 (permalink)
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i would get an eVGA as XFX is not a very good brand

you can get a much better mobo+cpu combo, if you are into OC'ing i would say a DFI UT NF4 ultra-D and an X2 3800+ or if you arent a MSI K8N NEO4-F and an X2 3800+





must cheaper and the X2 4200+ is no real big difference from the X2 3800+

the psu that comes with a case is crap




whichever oen fits your budget

322+80+80(processor, mobo, psu) 482 dollars


and 40 for farcry

522 dollars which is cheaper then that mobo+cpu combo at tigerdirect
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Old 12-25-2005, 11:21 AM   #6 (permalink)
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^^^^Good Setup PZERO ^^^^

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