Buying comp - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-16-2005, 11:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 74
Default Buying comp

hi, i'm trying to buy a new comp but i'm not sure which brands or parts to buy.. basically i wan to buy a 17 lcd, a large harddisk, 293.770 USD or below for the motherboard... so any recommendations??

tikitaha is offline  
Old 11-16-2005, 12:04 PM   #2 (permalink)
S e c u r e d
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Somewhere Sunny
Posts: 3,760

Can you build it yourself ? Or are you looking for like a Dell or Alien ?

brady is offline  
Old 11-16-2005, 12:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 183
Default Re: Buying comp

Originally posted by tikitaha
293.770 USD or below for the motherboard...
ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe
AMD Athlon XP 3200+
Zalman CNPS7000B-Cu
OCZ 1GB Platinum PC3200 Rev2 Dual Channel
ATI Radeon 9800 Pro
Enermax Noisetaker 485W
2 x 80GB SATA Maxtor Diamondmax 10 on RAID 0
shenlingstyle is offline  
Old 11-16-2005, 01:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
True Techie
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 143
Send a message via AIM to traviswrx

Thats probably all he can afford for the motherboard.
We need more info. Like are you going to game? PhotoShop? Your gonna need more parts like 512-1gb of ram. If your going to do ANY gaming, you need a respectable videocard. Most people think that sound cards are a waste. Most mobos come with integrated sound in them already.
PC Specs:
CPU:Intel p4 2.8ghz Northwood.MoBo:Asustek P4sd-le.Ram:G.Skill DDR400 2.5-3-3-6 1GB(2x512mb)HDD(s):1:80gb Segate Barracude7200rpm w/8mb cache92:120gb 7200rpm w/8mb cache seagate barracuda\'s Video Card:eVga 6600GTPSU:560w Thermaltake Silent Purepower. Full sleeved.Case:Blue RaidMax Cobra(many mods). Fans:3x80mm blue LED fans.1x 120mm blue LED fan.Misc:

My sig was too big. I put it on a diet. Viva La Firefox!
traviswrx is offline  
Old 11-16-2005, 05:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 74

Yeah.. i dun need a super comp so that's my budget for the mobo... erm.. i going to use the com for some casual gaming and i've got the card, so i juz need the recommedation for the board and i'm going to do some video editiing using the com so i thought 1 gb should be enough/?? and yeah i'm trying to buy a custom made one.. thanz for the replies in advance..
tikitaha is offline  
Old 11-16-2005, 05:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
Super Techie
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 382

What kind of card is it? AGP 4x, 8x, Pcix? Mobo... AMD, Intel? Do you have a CPU already?
CPU - Intel Core i5-3570K Ivy Bridge 3.4GHz
Mobo - ASRock Z77 Extreme4
GPU - EVGA 02G-P4-3660-KR GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB
RAM - G.SKILL 8GB DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
H.D. - Corsair Force Series GT 120GB SATA III (SSD)
PSU - CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V
Case - COOLER MASTER Storm Scout
Monitor - Dual Hanns-G HW191D 19" Flat Panel
OS - Windows 7 Home 64 bit
Mandingo is offline  
Old 11-17-2005, 12:41 AM   #7 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 74

erm.. it's an AGP 8x card, i would prefer Intel but any of the two which is cheaper and i would like to buy a CPU too...
tikitaha is offline  
Old 11-17-2005, 05:28 AM   #8 (permalink)
Lord Techie
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 7,553
Send a message via AIM to PZEROFGH


would be a great mobo, one of the best mobos you can get with AGP slot. And you can buy it for cheap sense im selling mines

AIM/Xfire - pzerofgh
PZEROFGH is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.