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Old 11-23-2005, 03:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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OK, I might build a pc in the near future so i did some shopping.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814145098

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130524

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148104

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811129145

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817712001

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145440

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535

What do you guys think? Suggestions are welcome, it will be used mainly for gaming and internet surfing. Not really high end games, but some FPS and some RPGs.
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Old 11-23-2005, 09:32 PM   #2 (permalink)
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anyone?? suggestions are welcomed
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Old 11-23-2005, 09:38 PM   #3 (permalink)
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You are gonna buy a power supply without a case????

Anyway, I recommend this hard drive. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822140168
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Old 11-23-2005, 09:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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all i know is i'm confused now. we have anthrax and anphrax at this forum :| no offence anthrax but i think maxtor's are crap, so my suggestion is either stick with seagate or (since im a WD fanboy) buy a Caviar SE. by the way you have 2 links to the same hdd
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OK. I fixed the 2nd HDD link, it was supposed to be the link to the case (Super LanBoy). I'm gonna stick with my SG HDD, other than that, any other suggestions?
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Old 11-23-2005, 11:20 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I forgot my CD drive- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827134010

Aspire made me change my mind on the case- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811144103

Speakers (cheap)- http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16836116154

What monitor would you guys recommend? I need something cheap, I think I'm already over my limit.......
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Old 11-24-2005, 02:49 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I'm not dissing on Seagate or anything, but you can do so much better in the same price range. 16MB cache is relativaly new, and there is a great increase in performance. Team it up with SATA, and BOOM you got a kick *** hard drive. The only reason I chose the Maxtor is because I have a very good personal experience with it. I have one currently residing in my HTPC (Home Theater PC). And I must say, it is fast. Another reason I didn't suggest the Western Digital is because their 16MB cache hard drives are SATA 2, and I'm not sure if SATA 2 compatible with SATA 1. If it is, then here's the WD drive: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144701

As for monitors, what are you looking for here? LCD? CRT? 17"? 19"?
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Old 11-25-2005, 07:49 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I'd like a LCD, but I think that's out of the question. Now, I may not even be getting this, since my parents think I should get a laptop instead. As for the monitor, a 17" CRT should be fine.
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