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Old 08-19-2005, 06:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to buy a motherboard, cpu, videocard, and RAM for $350 USD shipped. What do you guys think?
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Old 08-19-2005, 06:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if your going to pack that all in $350, your going to buy something pretty weak.
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your current processor, motherboard, and video card (i'm guessing its what is in your sig) is faster than what you'll be able to buy with $350
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I think you should just spend your $350 on a better graphics card.
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take that $350 and save it... when you reach $500.00 hook your self up with the 7800GTX. Much better preformance upgrade for hours of hardocre gaming...
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Well. Given the specs he already has, I am presuming that he knows a thing or two about computers. That being said, I am sure this new system is NOT for him..

This system is not for gaming right man? Something low end graphics wise with maybe 512 MB of RAM?
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Its not for me its for my bro. I was thinking gaming but at a low level. Probably get a 6600GT and 512MB RAM. Leaves $150 for mobo and processor. I was thinking a 64 bit Sempron 2600+ and like a $60 mobo (microATX).

Motherboard: ECS 760GX-M
Processor: AMD Sempron 64 2600+ Palermo
Video Card: eVGA Geforce 6600GT AGP
RAM: CORSAIR ValueSelect 512MB 184-Pin DDR PC3200
Final Price=$318.35 shipped

What do you guys think? Any opinions are greatly appreciated.
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abit nF2 SPP - 82
xp 2800 - 100
corsair valueselect 512MB - 50
9600xt - 93

325 dollars
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The only thing is the 9600XT is pretty weak. I wouldnt mind dropping the 2800 to 2600 to switch the 9600 to a 6600GT.
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