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Old 08-26-2006, 11:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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After a lot of thinking and looking through the forum I decided to go for the below!

What does everyone think?

It's gonna cost about £850!!!

CPU
AMD® ATHLON® 64BIT X2 4200 2 x 512K L2 Cache (AM2 pin)

Memory
2048 MB CORSAIR DDR2-667 PC5300 - LIFETIME WARRANTY! (2x1GB)

Motherboard
ASUS® M2N4-SLI: DUAL DDR II, S-ATA II, 2 x x16 VGA, 2 PCI

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SATA II 250 GB HARD DISK @ 7200rpm 8mb cache

Graphics Card 1
256MB GEFORCE 7600GT PCI Express + DVI + TV-OUT

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256MB GEFORCE 7600GT PCI Express + DVI + TV-OUT
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Old 08-26-2006, 12:33 PM   #2 (permalink)
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NO...its slow as ****. It needs a conroe and 2 video cards wont cut it you need three. Also 4 gigs of ram would be advised to run any modern games
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Old 08-26-2006, 12:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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lol, its fast, i think your gonna do fine.
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NO...its slow as ****. It needs a conroe and 2 video cards wont cut it you need three. Also 4 gigs of ram would be advised to run any modern games
Ignore this^

Sli you must, will work fine...

Rec 800 speed memory, 2gb's perfect.

Rec Western Digital or Seagate HD.

Conroe is now similarly priced to an AM2 system and outperforms...look into it...use the "search" of this forum..
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Ignore this^

Sli you must, will work fine...

Rec 800 speed memory, 2gb's perfect.

Rec Western Digital or Seagate HD.

Conroe is now similarly priced to an AM2 system and outperforms...look into it...use the "search" of this forum..
Its a joke Vader. A good processor, TWO good video cards and TWO gigs of ram hhmmm obviously it will be "alright for gaming" lol
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Its a joke Vader. A good processor, two good video cards and two gigs of ram hhmmm obviously it will be "allright for gaming" lol
I realized that, but he may not have...
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Cheers for that guys1

Is it fairly future proof aswell?

I don't wanna spend £850 on a computer thats gonna be out of date in the next couple of months!!

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A 7900 GT will outperform the two 7600 GTs.
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A 7900 GT will outperform the two 7600 GTs.
and cost 10-15% less...
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850 pounds is a lot for a system like that...


is that just for the tower or does it also include a monitor?
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