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Old 12-26-2005, 03:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

Building my 1st PC. Exciting! Here's what I'm getting. Any suggestions?

ASUS A8N-E Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131530

AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ Toledo 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Dual Core Processor Model ADA4400CDBOX - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103546

2 OF THESE FOR RAID 0
Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 SATA NCQ 3Gb/s ST3160812AS 160GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148105

OCZ Value Series 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model OCZ4002048V3DC-K - Retail
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820146841


Haven't picked out the case or video card yet... going to recycle a dvd burner i already have

Can anyone critique me on these items thus far and perhaps recommend a PCIe X 16 video card for today's gaming? Price is not an issue. anything less than $400
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Old 12-26-2005, 04:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Get this ram instead (lower latency)
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145579

Get a 6800GS or a 7800GT
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