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Old 11-15-2005, 07:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, I'm going to be building a rig for my friend, he wants it for general use, videos, msn, internet, music the basic stuff for your average teen lol and maybe some gaming on the side, i deff now that in his case hes gonna need a p4 and not amd, i only have exp with amd and boards for amds so please can i have some input on boards and cpus INTEL.
www.tigerdirect.ca please, because im only 30 mins from theyre retail store in canada, and i had great customer service INSTORE and im going to buy from them again so td.ca please also, what kind of video card should i get for it, pci-e incase he eventually wants to upgrade? or what. thanks

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I need a p4 + mobo
and a pci-e videocard
NOT FOR GAMING.

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Old 11-15-2005, 07:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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what's the point of having a PCI-E videocard then if your not doing gaming? theres no point of spending the extra money for one...........
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P4
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probably a 9800pro would be nice, cough cough my 9800pro especially COUGH COUGH
512MB of ram or 1GB if he has the money
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Old 11-15-2005, 07:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well in the case he will eventually want to upgrade. but maybe agp would be a good idea :\
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Yea i have a PCI-Express ATI Radeon X700 pro, which is a good card, i'm selling it for about $130 if you would like. I've only had it for about a month and it's in great condition. Just PM me or even AIM me if you're interested. My aim = gruntmasher
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^ my 9800pro pwns his X700pro in 3dmark
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Yea... but your 9800 pro is AGP, my x700 pro is PCI-E :P. And btw, you only beat me by 200 points... my card performs better in-game.
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my card gets 100fps in med-high settings in bf2 and why you delete your post O_O
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