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Old 12-22-2007, 12:18 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Yeah, I won't worry about the blue LEDs.

How is this for my build:

https://secure.newegg.com/NewVersion...PadhInYourFace
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Old 12-22-2007, 12:22 PM   #12 (permalink)
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dont worry, its only one fan and it looks kinda cool. I hate leds but this doesnt bother me.
Just buy it soon before the free shipping and rebate expires.


EDIT: Why dont you get a sata dvd burner....let go of i IDE.
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Old 12-22-2007, 12:27 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Should I get this instead?

It's significantly cheaper - I'll only be playing TF2 and CSS.

Newegg.com - POWERCOLOR X1950PRO512MBAC Radeon X1950PRO 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
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idk about the graphic card, ask apok.
and if your still getting the cm -690..get it from here NOW!!!
ClubIT Product - COOLER MASTER CM 690 Black SECC/ ABS ATX Mid Tower PC Case Retail RC-690-KKN1-GP

$20 After shipping and rebates.
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wow, it says 4.99 AR? Can I use both??
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wow, it says 4.99 AR?
shipping is 15bucks.

but still thats a great deal.
I got my CM-690 for 40 after 20MIR.
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Old 12-23-2007, 10:05 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Would it be beneficial to upgrade to 3 or even 4GB of RAM, instead of 2GB?
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2gb is good, you dont need more.
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How well this run Crysis?
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How well this run Crysis?
i doubt crysis will make a big difference from 2gb to 3 or 4.
A good gpu or cpu will make thhe most difference.
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