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Old 06-20-2006, 11:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Please Help me, as the title says, this is my first time buying a computer. Really all I am doing with it is downloading music and movies in addition to storing and viewing these. That's about it as far as major processes. Here is what I think is my finished selection of products. (Please If you have any suggestions post them)

CD/DVD Burners (RW Drives)
NEC 16X DVD¬ĪR DVD Burner Black IDE/ATAPI Model ND-3550A - OEM
Model #: ND-3550A BK OEM
Item #: N82E16827152058

ATX Computer Cases
ASPIRE X-Navigator ATXA9N-BK/500 Black Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case ATX 500W dual fan w/ automatic fan speed control. Connector 20 + 4 pin Power Supply - Retail
Model #: ATXA9N-BK/500
Item #: N82E16811144164

Internal Hard Drives
Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS 160GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Model #: WD1600JS
Item #: N82E16822144415

Monitors - LCD
Rosewill R913J Black-Gray 19" 8ms LCD Monitor, DVI - Retail
Model #: R913J
Item #: N82E16824021025

Memory - System
A-DATA V-Series 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered System Memory Model VDBGC1A16 - OEM
Model #: VDBGC1A16
Item #: N82E16820211130

(combo Processor and Motherboard)
AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Venice 2000MHz HT Socket 939 Processor Model ADA3500BPBOX - Retail
Model #: ADA3500BPBOX
Item #: N82E16819103533

ASUS A8R-MVP Socket 939 ATI Radeon XPRESS 200 CrossFire ATX AMD CrossFire Motherboard - Retail
Model #: A8R-MVP
Item #: N82E16813131584

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Old 06-20-2006, 11:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Not bad, I'd wait just a little bit longer because AMD is dropping their prices a lot so you could get a better deal.


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Old 06-21-2006, 12:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
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When Are they supposed to do that?
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Old 06-21-2006, 01:20 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Over a month away 7/24, but the single core processors have droped, so your good.

ram sucks, get a dual channel kit. Don't know your budget though.

Aspires bundled psu kinda blows chunks, might think about a decent psu.

Dvd is good, hd is good.

Don't know anything about lcd's so I won't try to make a judgment.
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Old 06-21-2006, 01:29 AM   #5 (permalink)
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errr ohh you have no video card listed.
Since you said your using it for movies and music, then you might want to think about a soundcard, as integrated sometimes sounds awful.
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Old 06-21-2006, 02:39 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Looks good, you might wanna change the ram, ive never heard of that brand before

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