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Old 01-23-2007, 06:38 PM   #11 (permalink)
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oh well dont really need it
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Old 01-23-2007, 11:41 PM   #12 (permalink)
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what is a good but cheaper sound card like in the 50 and below range
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Old 01-24-2007, 12:07 AM   #13 (permalink)
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what is a good but cheaper sound card like in the 50 and below range
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102011
Sound Blaster 4 SE

Though, for 25 Ish more you can get a Audigy 2 ZS which is a great card for the price. Too bad its sold out.
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obviously your are trying to save money on this potential rig. I can tell you that if you want this to do media and gaming. (I'm assuming you mean storing plenty of videos and photos and the sort) that configuration will not do it. For doing media and playing FEAR at high levels you will need something a little more substantial. Especially in the CPU and HD areas. You are going to want something at least 2 GHz and then probably overclock. And for the HD at least double what your planning if you are going to store lots of media. Believe me 250 gigs is not that much. There is a good article in Maximim PC this month about building a cheap PC you should check it out. They spend $1500 but they bo for a really expensive video card which you wouldn't need. If you want I could post the hardware they used if you want. let me know
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Old 01-24-2007, 12:39 AM   #15 (permalink)
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They spend $1500 but they bo for a really expensive video card which you wouldn't need. If you want I could post the hardware they used if you want. let me know
do post please, I wanna know
I'd say he should get the new e4300 and OC that b****
more HD can always be added later
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yes i actually just got that issue and read about it in there. Thanks for all the help. What about everything else is that all good
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video card
BFG GeForce 8800 GTS
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EVGA nForce 680i SLI
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Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 (they overclock this to over 3 GHZ)
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1 GB corsair twinx DDR2/800
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Antec nine hundred
Power Supply
Antec True power trio 650
operating system
Windows XP profssional
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250 GB Maxtor DiamondMax 9
optical Drive
Lite-on it Super AllWrite SHM-165HGS

Those are the parts they used and they built it for $1,501. As I said they GPU was expensive you don't need something like that if you looking to save money. They even got an optical drive and on operating system which you didn't include in your build. You could build close to thiers for around $1200 or $1300 but I wouldn't spend anyless then that unless you want a real cheapo
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yes i actually just got that issue and read about it in there. Thanks for all the help. What about everything else is that all good
u STILL did NOT address the RAM issue
(or maybe you did, but just didn't post)
u need DDR2 the one you picked out will not work
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Old 01-24-2007, 01:22 AM   #19 (permalink)
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ok i changed it to this ram

http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820144151
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Intel Core 2 Duo E6300 - 187.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819115005
MSI P965 Platinum - 135.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130055
Kingston 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 667 - 179.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820134046
XFX GeForce 7900GS - 190.00 (30 mir)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814150202
Antec True Power Trio 550W - 100.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817371002
Seagate Barracuda 250GB 7200/16MB - 80.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148144
G Black 18X DVD+RW - 30.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136103
COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 - 50.00
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119068

951.00 without shipping
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