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Old 11-30-2006, 02:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am in the process of building a Asus P5N32SLI Premium Board
2 300GB Maxtor sata's
2GB of Corsair DDR2 PC6400
CPU INTEL C2D E6600 2.4G 775 4M R

I got the board and cpu from a friend in need of funds for car repair My question is I am not intrested in sli video just a good vid acrd and sound card need referral on both and should all componets be installed before first boot any input appreceiated
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Old 11-30-2006, 03:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Don't go for maxtors. They're not as reliable as Seagate or Western Digital. Go for two of these instead:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148140
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Westerns.

All components should be installed before first boot. With the graphic card and sound card, how much do you want to spend on them?
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To late on the maxtors I buy them and set them up for karaoke in an external form have not had a single problem with any of them in 2 years so my supplier gave me the 300 satas cheap couldn't refuse
Graphics I do a lot of photo work use adobe CS
and sound is just basic to play my recordings to check so you tell me what you think Like I said my gaming is on the PS2
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If you're doing alot of adobe CS then, I don't think you need a good graphic card. And you said you game on your PS2. So a cheap graphic card will do fine. All you need for editing programs such as adobe, is RAM and a good CPU, which you already have going.
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