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Old 10-30-2005, 02:25 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Someone helped me build a computer not too long ago, but I lost the word document where I copied all the computer hardware names and links.

So I guess I'll have to start over.

The person put together an 80gb hard drive, 1 gb ram, AMD (something) 3800+ processor, $50 case, (not sure on the MoBo - PCI-E slots), Geforce 6600GT PCI-E video card, and no monitor, keyboard, speakers, and mouse were needed for all under $800.

Can someone help me put together this PC again? I mostly need help with the MoBo. The person used newegg.com.

Also will I have to buy XP again? I see that its $200..


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EDIT: Also, if you can't build with the above under $800, feel free to build something different. I'm open to anything right now.
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I don't know if you will get a 3800+, but anyway if you can, get the 3700 san diego instead, as it has 1mb cache, where as the 3800 has 512, unless you are talking about the dual core processors, where then I would say you can't build a PC with that processor for $800.

For the motherboard, the DFI lanparty ultra-d/sli-d (if you want SLI.) The MSI Neo4 is a great board, along with the ASUS A8N SLI series.

If you have a copy of XP, use it again. It is wasted money re-buying it.

For the RAM, get the cheapest PC3200 you can - if you are not overclocking.
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This is what i recomend.

Athlon 64 3000+ - $139 - best value
DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D - $128 - great mobo
Kingston ValueRAM 1GB (2 x 512MB) - $79 - dual channel
Seagate Barracuda 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB ATA150 - $57.50 - nice quiet fast
Antec Solution SLK3800B - $99.99 - nice case, good psu
ASUS Beige 16X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 16X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 40X CD-R 32X CD-RW 40X CD-ROM 2M Cache IDE DVD Burner - $52 - heaps of functionality.
Albatron PC6800GT - $284

Total $781
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why is he getting the DFi board with cheap valueram?

if he was goign with cheap valueram he shjould go with the MSi K8N NEo4-F cause i heard people having a lot of trouble to get valueram to work with the DFI boarsd and if hse getting cheap value ram then why would he need a super OC board ?
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Old 10-30-2005, 01:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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This is what i recomend.

Athlon 64 3000+ - $139 - best value
DFI LANPARTY UT nF4 Ultra-D - $128 - great mobo
Kingston ValueRAM 1GB (2 x 512MB) - $79 - dual channel
Seagate Barracuda 80GB 7200 RPM 8MB ATA150 - $57.50 - nice quiet fast
Antec Solution SLK3800B - $99.99 - nice case, good psu
ASUS Beige 16X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 16X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 16X DVD-ROM 40X CD-R 32X CD-RW 40X CD-ROM 2M Cache IDE DVD Burner - $52 - heaps of functionality.
Albatron PC6800GT - $284

Total $781
Err, what about the sound card? Or does that come with the MoBo.. or something.
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Old 10-30-2005, 02:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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all motherboards come with on borad sound, if you have the money then u can buy a sound card, however if you really don't care how onboard is, then just stick with it, or you could just get a cheap sound maybe 15-30 bucks just so you don't use CPU time as onboard does.
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yeah, onboard sound nowerdays is of very high standard

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if he was goign with cheap valueram he shjould go with the MSi K8N NEo4-F cause i heard people having a lot of trouble to get valueram to work with the DFI boarsd and if hse getting cheap value ram then why would he need a super OC board ?
well he should get one of these:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ubmit=Property
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