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Old 09-19-2005, 06:54 PM   #11 (permalink)
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dude 2000 dollars can buy you a super computer!

good choice on buying!
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Old 09-19-2005, 08:24 PM   #12 (permalink)
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ok, i have a couple questions.

1.) I was looking at windows media center and want to know if i should get it. is that just like professional, with added features? also, does it come with a remote for a tv tuner?

2.) I want to get a tv tuner. Would you recommend buying an all in one card like from ATI, or buying a separate pci tv tuner?

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Old 09-19-2005, 08:54 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Well for gaming, get an nVidia card, cuz ATi uses SM2.0, which is kinda dated...So just get an nVidia card and a separate TV Tuner.
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and in the future i would be able to do SLI too? If my mobo supports it?
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Old 09-19-2005, 09:06 PM   #15 (permalink)
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well thats not a questoin, it depneds if your mobo supports SLI. DFi nF4 SLi-DR!!!!!
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Old 09-19-2005, 11:41 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Yes go dfi, and get dual 7800's!! ah, no but seriously, may want to go dual 6600gts. And buidling a computer is really easier than it appears. The worst part is hooking up the led wires, there so small, got dam i hate them things!
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Old 09-20-2005, 12:46 PM   #17 (permalink)
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With 2000 bucks, you can get an athlon 3800+ X2, and dual 6800GTs or something. And youll still have enough to get some pretty kick *** components. And yes, the DFI Lanparty SLI boards are known to own.

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edit: ok i searched newegg and i see its a motherboard. but one person said that they had to mod it to support SLI. Would i have to mod it to support that or does it just come with SLI support out of the box?
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Old 09-20-2005, 07:35 PM   #19 (permalink)
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from what i know Windows XP Media Center 2005 is just professional with added media capability (kind of obvious)
yeah like they said before, with 2000 bucks, you should buy. you can definitely get VERRRRRRRRRRY good quality for like 1300, im me if you need hookups with parts. i can do that.
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Old 09-20-2005, 10:22 PM   #20 (permalink)
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how much is media center im pretty sure its not worth the money. XP professional is good, and if thats still too expensive of an OS for ya OEM XP Home is like 91$ at newegg
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