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Old 06-26-2006, 02:07 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks - I'll check/edit my list in a bit - gotta check a bunch of stuff.
I added it up wrong ...recheck my original post again.
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:09 AM   #12 (permalink)
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vaderpro, for the sake of upgradeability, i figured he should go with socket AM2. prices are pretty much the same.

and yes, stick with AMD. the 3500+ is MUCH better than the 3.0ghz intel, ESPECIALLY in gaming.

Sounds good....(funny we picked all the same stuff)
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:22 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Alright So Far I Got This:

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Orleans 2000MHz HT 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor - Retail -111.99

Mobo: MSI K8N Neo4-F Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail-69.99

PSU: FSP Group (Fortron Source) AX450-PN, 12cm FAN, version 2.0, 2 SATA, PCI Express, 450W Power Supply - Retail - 51.50

RAM: pqi TURBO 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Unbuffered DDR2 667 (PC2 5400) Dual Channel Kit System Memory - Retail - 149.99
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CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 533 (PC2 4200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model VS1GBKIT533D2 - Retail 77.99

Vid Card: eVGA 256-P2-N554-AX Geforce 7600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail 169.99

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM - 89.99

Mouse/Keyboard: Logitech Internet Pro Desktop 967457-0403 Black 103 Normal Keys 8 Function Keys PS/2 Wired Standard Keyboard Mouse Included - OEM - 13.99


I need a monitor, CD/DVD Drive and an appropriate sized case.
I have approx $150 for the above list to stay under the $1000 limit.

Thanks for all the help - is the above list alright so far?
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:29 AM   #14 (permalink)
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and get a better case, the one you chose is ugly
rofl... limited budget - loox cool.
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:34 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Alright So Far I Got This:

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Orleans 2000MHz HT 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor - Retail -111.99

Mobo: MSI K8N Neo4-F Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail-69.99

PSU: FSP Group (Fortron Source) AX450-PN, 12cm FAN, version 2.0, 2 SATA, PCI Express, 450W Power Supply - Retail - 51.50

RAM: pqi TURBO 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Unbuffered DDR2 667 (PC2 5400) Dual Channel Kit System Memory - Retail - 149.99
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CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 533 (PC2 4200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model VS1GBKIT533D2 - Retail 77.99

Vid Card: eVGA 256-P2-N554-AX Geforce 7600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail 169.99

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM - 89.99

Mouse/Keyboard: Logitech Internet Pro Desktop 967457-0403 Black 103 Normal Keys 8 Function Keys PS/2 Wired Standard Keyboard Mouse Included - OEM - 13.99


I need a monitor, CD/DVD Drive and an appropriate sized case.
I have approx $150 for the above list to stay under the $1000 limit.

Thanks for all the help - is the above list alright so far?

Unfortunalty, if you go with the am2 processor you have to change to a am2 socket mboard and, as well, get ddr2 ram instead of ddr.
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:38 AM   #16 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231051

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813138028
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:39 AM   #17 (permalink)
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So the Mobo/RAM won't work now? alright - I'll fix it.

Thanks
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:41 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Alright So Far I Got This:

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3500+ Orleans 2000MHz HT 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor - Retail -111.99

Mobo: BIOSTAR TFORCE4 AM2 Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce4 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail-72.99

PSU: FSP Group (Fortron Source) AX450-PN, 12cm FAN, version 2.0, 2 SATA, PCI Express, 450W Power Supply - Retail - 51.50

RAM: G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Unbuffered DDR2 667 (PC2 5400) Dual Channel Kit System Memory - Retail - 149.99
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CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB (2 x 512MB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 533 (PC2 4200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model VS1GBKIT533D2 - Retail 77.99

Vid Card: eVGA 256-P2-N554-AX Geforce 7600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail 169.99

Hard Drive: Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM - 89.99

Mouse/Keyboard: Logitech Internet Pro Desktop 967457-0403 Black 103 Normal Keys 8 Function Keys PS/2 Wired Standard Keyboard Mouse Included - OEM - 13.99


I need a monitor, CD/DVD Drive and an appropriate sized case.
I have approx $150 for the above list to stay under the $1000 limit.

Thanks for all the help - is the above list alright so far?
Can't find any monitors under 150.00 -_-
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:41 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Nice case $50

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811119068
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Old 06-26-2006, 02:44 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Looks good ....get the 667 ram or higher cause those am2 boards support 800 speed ram....however the 800 stuff is too much $ for you so go with 667. Get either 1gb now or 2gb, whatever you can afford. U can always add another gb later..
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