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Old 02-09-2006, 11:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, I'm gonna build a PC, then see if I can sell it for a small mark-up price. Can someone tell me what they think of this setup? Please remember that I live in New Zealand, and the prices are much more expensive than the good ol US of A.

HAIRONG H622 Case with 400w PSU.
AMD Sempron 2800+ Socket 754 CPU
ASROCK K8Upgrade-VM800 Socket 754
40GB Seagate Barracuda, 2MB cache , 7200rpm
BENQ DW1640 16X DVD+/-R/RW DL Writer
Generic 2x256Mb Dual Channel DDR RAM
Crappy Keyboard and Mouse
Windows XP Home OS

All this adds up to $450-$550 NZD. Include a monitor, and the price gets bumped up to $600-$700 NZD. I was thinking that the CPU may be a bit slow, anyone got any suggestions on what to take out/change/get rid of?

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Old 02-09-2006, 11:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ok, I just realized that the site I got the info off is crap, and that they change their stock too much. So now I'm open to suggestions for a whole new system. Note that this will not be used for gaming, I'm aiming at the student/internet only using person.

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Old 02-10-2006, 12:56 PM   #3 (permalink)
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hmm where to start

Case: Chenbro Pc613 mid tower

CPU: Intel Celeron D 335 2.8GhZ

Graphic Card: HIS Excalibur Radeon 9250 - 128MB (AGP)

HD: ExcelStor Callisto J880S - 80 GB - SATA II

Mainboard: Gigabyte GA-8IPE1000-G

CD-RW/DVD ROM combo: Samsung TS-M522C

Power supply: any at around 350W+

Ram: Buffalo Value Line DDR PC3200 - 512 MB
2500k @ 4.5Ghz max: 81C idle 33C
8 gigs ddr 3 Kingston Hyper x T1 @ 1600mhz
Asus P8P67Pro b3.1
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western digital black 1tb sata3
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