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Old 12-04-2008, 03:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, im building a general pc that can also be used for gaming, im ordering the parts at the end of the week. thought id share them with you to see what you all think and maybe give me some advice

(prices are in , as i am english :P )

CPU 66
Intel E5200 Pentium Dual-Core Processor - 2.50 GHz, 2MB: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics & Photo

Mobo 40
Intel Gigabyte GA G31M-S2L mATX Motherboard - Intel: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics & Photo

OS 65
Amazon.co.uk: Microsoft Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2 OEM: Software

Case 45
Antec Three Hundred Gamers case - Misco.co.uk

HDD 47
Samsung HD501LJ 500GB Internal SATA 16MB 7200RPM Hard: Amazon.co.uk: Electronics & Photo

RAM 38
Amazon.co.uk: Corsair - TWIN2X4096-6400C5 4 GB (2 x 2 GB) PC2-6400 DDRII-SDRAM PC Memory: Electronics & Photo

I already have a decent PSU and DVD RW drive lying around at home so thats no problem.

If theres anything i could change to make it a better pc and still reletivly cheap that would be amazing

Thanks alot
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You are better off staying with the E5200, it's a good processor and is faster than the 5000+ Brisbane. Plus the board you picked out doesn't support AMD chips.
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You are better off staying with the E5200, it's a good processor and is faster than the 5000+ Brisbane. Plus the board you picked out doesn't support AMD chips.
lol very good point, (my stupid mistake)
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