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Old 06-15-2007, 03:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Chose the stuff. I want a 300gb hard drive, nice computer case, 2gb of ram, don't know what motherboard to get cause all the ones i checked had bad reviews. P.S. people had bad reviews for my asus m2n4sli but i have no problems.

I am thinking the evga geforce 7600gt or the 8500gt. I am on a budget. I am selling me 1st computer in my sig. I want to put money in the bank and build a new computer.

core 2 duo or amd athlon 64 x2 6000+?
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:45 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Mobo: Newegg.com - MSI P6N SLI-FI LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
CPU: Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E6320 Conroe 1.86GHz 4M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
RAM: Newegg.com - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
HDD: Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3320620AS (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

for starters... what is your budget exactly?
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:58 PM   #3 (permalink)
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all i have to say is you are kind.

I never new i could get 2 gb of ram for $110 nice find my friend nice find.

But is this cpu better?

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 Allendale 2.0GHz 2M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail

and this computer case
Newegg.com - LOGISYS Computer XBlade CS859SL Silver Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 450W Power Supply - Retail

and this graphics card

Newegg.com - EVGA 256-P2-N624-AR GeForce 7900GS 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 KO Video Card - Retail

or since i will be spending less money then i thought maybe i will go with this

Newegg.com - EVGA 320-P2-N811-AR GeForce 8800GTS 320MB 320-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail
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just noticed some bad news Instead of that graphics card i will have to get the 7900gs and get a Wireless N router and 3 wireless N cards. I just remembered when me and my friends are gaming there is lag and thats caused by my dad watching videos online and my sister talking on the phone.

A wireless N router and cards will solve that right? or do i have to get better internet?

I have cable but don't know what speed. I think its 256 something.
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definitely go with the E6320 processor, faster FSB and bigger L2 cache.

as for vid card, if you can afford it, DEFINITELY go with the 8800 gts.

i dunno about that case though... definitely dont go with that PSU. if you get it, rip that one out and go for one like this:

Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 520W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail
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Old 06-15-2007, 11:09 PM   #6 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...N82E16820145167
This ram is cheaper with no noticable drop in performance. A friend found it for me on another forum.
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broken link bud. Were you trying to link the HK's?
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He was link to these.
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dang dude's what the heck that is the best find yet oh man maybe cause of that i will get the 8800.
Oh and that psu seems kinda expensive but you guys know best so I will get that too.
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I can play games with that 8800 right? like CS:S, halo, halo 2

I mean i know i can play games witht the 8800 duh but people are saying that halo has graphics problems since its an older game. Is CS:S considered to be an older game? It better play CS:S cause thats the only game i play right now.

I have been thinking about getting halo and halo 2 sometime down the line though.
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