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Old 12-20-2005, 03:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi guys i am building this for my dad's brother's son for christmas


Aspire X-Plorer Steel Case

550W Antec Truepower2 power supply

AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Socket 939 Processor

ZALMAN CNPS7700-ALCU CPU Heatsink/Fan

DFI Lanparty nForce4 Ultra-D Motherboard

1GB OCZ Gold Series Dual-Channel DDR400 RAM

eVGA Geforce 7800GT 256MB Video Card PCI-E X16

Creative Sound Blaster Audigy2 Value Sound Card

Western Digital Caviar SE 250GB Hard Drive w/ 16MB Cache

NEC Black 16x DVD Burner

Windows XP Home Edition w/ SP2

Logitech wireless mouse/keyboard

Logitech 7.1 home theatre surround speakers


i already did everything i can to find the good parts , see if you can come up with a better combo ...thanks a lot
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Old 12-20-2005, 09:28 AM   #2 (permalink)
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That is one sweet system! Do you think your brother could adopt me?
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maybe go with an X2
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Old 12-20-2005, 06:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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ok , thanks

(and lol @ goodnews101)

so this


Aspire X-Plorer Steel Case

550W Antec Truepower2 power supply

AMD Athlon 64 4400+ X2 Socket 939 Processor

ZALMAN CNPS7700-ALCU CPU Heatsink/Fan

DFI Lanparty nForce4 Ultra-D Motherboard

1GB OCZ Gold Series Dual-Channel DDR400 RAM

eVGA Geforce 7800GT 256MB Video Card PCI-E X16

Creative Sound Blaster Audigy2 Value Sound Card

Western Digital Caviar SE 250GB Hard Drive w/ 16MB Cache

NEC Black 16x DVD Burner

Windows XP Home Edition w/ SP2

Logitech wireless mouse/keyboard

Logitech 7.1 home theatre surround speakers


ok now?
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Old 12-20-2005, 07:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Lucky bastard.

You should try to get 2gbs of ram. Thats a good machine as is and would be wicked with 2gigs.
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get teh CNPS9500 or the thermaltake big typhoon for a heatsink if they will fit
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Old 12-20-2005, 09:14 PM   #7 (permalink)
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ok then i will get a full tower. Thanks pzero and evefryone else
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