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Old 12-30-2005, 05:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help with building a computer

Ok im still working on picking out the parts and everything but i was just wondering if there is anything in particular that i should know about building computers. I have taken an old computer out of its box and then put it togeather and it runs so i know some. Im going to build an athlon 64 computer and use windows xp. So i was just wondering if you had any advice form anything you all ran into when building you computers. Also i am looking for a video card. I would like thats an agp 4x/8x and has either 2 dvi outputs or a vga and a dvi output. i would like to spend less than a 100 dollars on it and i like the nView thing that come with the XFX cards. thank you for your help.

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Old 12-30-2005, 05:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1) What is your overall budget?

2) AGP is being fazed out.

3) Stay away from XFRX cards.

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Old 12-31-2005, 10:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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ok overall budget is probly around 800. The other way i could go with the video is with a pci card. any suggestions there. i would like it to still have either 2 dvi or 1 vga and 1 dvi output.

How would this card be.
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