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Old 12-09-2005, 12:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I dare you to try to find a better deal at a different website for this computer.

CPU: (939-pin) AMD ATHLON(TM)64 3500+ CPU w/ Hyper Transport Technology
[+165]
CAS: Hot New! X-Cruiser Mid-Tower 420W Case W/ WINDOW, MultiMeter
Display & Control (Silver Color)
CASUPGRADE: 12" COLD CATHODE NEON LIGHT [+10] (BLUE COLOR)
CD: SONY DWQ-28A DUAL FORMAT 16X DVD+/-R/+/-RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL
LAYER [+29] (BLACK COLOR)
CD2: NONE [-38]
CABLE: Round Cable Upgrade for Hard Drive, Optical Drive & Floppy Drive
[+19]
FLASHMEDIA: INTERNAL 6in1 Flash Media Reader/Writer (BLACK COLOR)
FLOPPY: 1.44 MB FLOPPY DRIVE (BLACK COLOR)
FREEGAME: Free "Half-Life 2 Bronze" Download Coupon
FAN: CoolerMaster Liquid CPU Cooling Fan System Kit + 2 EXTRA CASE FANS
[+59]
HDD: Gaming Hard Drive (10,000RPM SATA150) [+39] (SATA150 - Western
Digital Raptor 36.7GB 10,000RPM 8MB Cache WD360GD)
HDD2: 160GB Hard Drive [+86] (SATA150 - Hitachi 160GB 7200RPM 8MB Cache
-- Recommended)
IEEE_CARD: NONE
KEYBOARD: PS2 MULTIMEDIA INTERNET CONTROL KEYBOARD (BEIGE COLOR)
MOUSE: PS2 INTERNET MOUSE W/ WHEEL (BLACK COLOR)
MOTHERBOARD: (Sckt939)MSI K8N NEO4-F nForce4 Chipset SATA Raid PCI-E
w/GbLAN,USB2.0,&7.1Audio
MEMORY: 1024 MB (512MBx2) PC3200 400MHz Dual Channel DDR MEMORY
(Corsair Value Select)
MONITOR: NONE [-215]
MP3PLAYER: NONE
MODEM: NONE
NETWORK: ONBOARD 10/100 NETWORK CARD
OS: Microsoft(R) Windows(R) XP Home Edition w/ Service Pack 2
PRO_WIRING: Professional Wiring for All WIRINGs Inside The System
Chasis with High Performance Thermal Compound on CPU [+19]
PRINTER: None
PRINTER_CABLE: None
POWERSUPPLY: Enermax EG565P 535 Watt Power Supply (SLI-Ready) [+79]
RAID: NONE
RUSH: RUSH!!! READY TO SHIP IN NEXT BUSINESS DAY [+109]
SOFT: Microsoft(R) Works v8.0
SERVICE: STANDARD WARRANTY PLUS ONE-YEAR ONSITE SERVICE
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
SPEAKERS: NONE [-51]
SCANNER: NONE
STRAP: NONE
TEMP: NONE (AS SHOWN)
UPS: None
USB: Build-in USB 2.0 Ports
USBHD: NONE
VIDEOCAMERA: NONE
VIDEO: NVIDIA Geforce 7800 GT 256MB 16X PCI Express Video Card [+215]
VIDEO2: NONE
WIRELESSCARD: NONE [-14]
WIRELESSPOINT: NONE
ZIP: NONE
_PRICE: (+1411)



That price is with the [+109] RUSH READY NEXT DAY !!
So total $1311 for that.
If anyone see's any problem with this setup and any changes they think I should make please please please let me know.
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Old 12-09-2005, 12:41 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I can tell you right away you are getting ripped BAD on that CPU.
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Old 12-09-2005, 12:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I really just want to know if that setup is good and/or if you think something is wrong in it.

Also if you could find a better price at a different website, because that same setup is no cheaper than 1800 without shipping at any other website i've been too.
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If you wanted to try something new, you could try ordering the parts all separately and building the computer yourself. You'll save a few hundred bucks.

As far as i can tell, the setup is fine. No compatability issues.

One thing i'd suggest is taking the hard drive(s) down from 10K RPM to 7200 RPM. 10K RPM is, in my opinion, unnecessary, depending on what you are using the computer for.

So, what are you going to use the computer for?
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Straight gaming homie.
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Then i'd suggest moving the drives from 10K to 7200 RPM. As i said before, 10K is unnecessary. Obviously, the final decision is up to you. If you want to keep the 10K RPM drives, so be it.

If you have the budget, and if the site allows it, up that video card to the 512MB 7800GTX.

If you don't have the budget, or you just plain don't want to go that extreme, i'd say that computer is ready for purchase.
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Old 12-09-2005, 12:54 PM   #7 (permalink)
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One thing i'd suggest is taking the hard drive(s) down from 10K RPM to 7500 RPM. 10K RPM is, in my opinion, unnecessary, depending on what you are using the computer for.

Far as I know, there is no 7500 RPM drives.

The ones I know of are, 5200 RPM, 7200 RPM, 10,000 RPM (Raptor like Drives), and 15,000 RPM (SCSI Drives)
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Far as I know, there is no 7500 RPM drives.

The ones I know of are, 5200 RPM, 7200 RPM, 10,000 RPM (Raptor like Drives), and 15,000 RPM (SCSI Drives)
I thought i had it wrong. I meant 7200. Editing now. Thanks for catching that!
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Well you might be able to find a better deal on ebay...just a thought. I would suggest using Nabit, a free software endorsed from Ebay...I seem to find great deals for computer parts (I buy and sell)
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I can tell you right away you are getting ripped BAD on that CPU.
Took the words right out of my mouth.

No way in H-E-double hockey sticks would I pay $1065 for the CPU

you can get the same exact processor from newegg.com for $201, nuff said.
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