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Old 03-01-2006, 06:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Case:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16811119077

Power Supply:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16817103937

Motherboard:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813131569

Processor:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16819103588

RAM:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820148007

Video Card:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130271

Hard Drive:
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...ab=11&NoMapp=0

Cooling:
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16835118117 ,
http://www.xoxide.com/xoxide-120mm-silent-fan.html ,
http://store.yahoo.com/nexfan03/arctic-silver-5.html ,
http://store.yahoo.com/nexfan03/12almefanfi.html ,

DVD-RW
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16827151118


Hopefully it will be pretty quiet.
I’m not sure about that ram. I only looked at Kingston and Crucial RAM so if you know something better, then please comment.

I was also wondering if dual core processors are good for gaming. They offer a preformance boost over single core overall, but how about gaming?
Thanks a lot for your input.
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ok, first, NEVER buy xfx products, eVGA is your best choice. second, stay away from coolermaster PSUs, go with antec,OCZ.... and what's your budget?
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I already have the psu :-/
I have no budget or money atm. Im starting my first job soon and im saving up. Im trying not to go over $1000

I changed board to non-sli
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i recommend 2 GB of RAM, since RAM is so cheap, and it is a great boost in speed.

if you want a quiet computer...you're gonna have to buy a dell
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If i have 4x512 would each pair have dual channel? or should i get 2x1gb?

What RAM do you guys reccomend?


not including reabate prices b/c i wont be able to buy for a little while
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Get 2x1gig. Someone told me that if you buy 4x512 ddr 400 it will force you to run them in ddr 333. So just get 2x1gig.

First of all love the case. I have one too. don't buy that psu too expensive get this instead cheaper and just as good.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817104954
I dig the mobo.
Love the cpu. Wish i had one.
Get 2x1 gig ram like i said above.
good videocard choice.
nice hard drive.
I rate it 8.9 out of 10.

Really good build. Especially with the dual core cpu.
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I have that case too. It's nice!

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Originally posted by GuitarFreak1837: ok, first, NEVER buy xfx products, eVGA is your best choice. second, stay away from coolermaster PSUs, go with antec,OCZ.... and what's your budget?
Have you ever used an XFX video card or a Coolermaster PSU?
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I like the psu i picked b.c it has the removeable power cord things. Im trying to minimize the number of fans i have (At most 1 exaust, 1 intake, cpu, vid card, hdd) so the removeable things will improve my airflow so the 10 bucks is not that much of a differnce if it means a cooler pc. What would u change to make it a 10/10? thanks to everyone above me

oh, and whats the diff between X2 and FX/////// Athlon and Opteron
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ok, first, NEVER buy xfx products, eVGA is your best choice. second, stay away from coolermaster PSUs, go with antec,OCZ.... and what's your budget?
Whats wrong with xfx? I even heard evga tends to burn out.
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