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Old 12-12-2007, 11:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 12-12-2007, 11:52 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Thanks! Some of the choices had bad reviews, are you sure about them all? And its no problem to come so close, I can actually probably go to about 800-850 for my budget. (I would just have to wait a little longer to build my computer)

If you feel up to it you could remake the list to the new budget or just give me advice on what I should get.

Thanks again, for the new list.
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Old 12-13-2007, 12:05 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Which items had bad reviews, or which are you concerned about?

The list seems pretty solid to me... unless I made a mistake.
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Old 12-13-2007, 07:45 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - FSP Group (Fortron Source) SAGA+ 400R ATX12V 400W Power Supply 120/220 - 240v NEMKO, TUV, CSA, IEC, UL, CE - Retail
The power supply (I intend to do a lot of gaming)

Newegg.com - ABIT IP35-E LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
The mother board (Not sure what some of the stuff on the reviews mean but check it out?)
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Old 12-13-2007, 09:28 AM   #15 (permalink)
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83% of the reviewers gave the FSP group power supply a 5 out of 5. I assume you were referring to this review

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Pros: Cheap, works ok for anything but gaming.
Cons: Not a 400W power supply. It is a 350W power supply with a 400W max output. I didn't find this out until I tried to play HL2:Episode One. I have a XFX 7800GT that should play this game with no problem. But with this game and Crysis(settings on Low) It craps out after only several minutes playing.
I'm not sure if that reviewers problem was the psu or not but Newegg reviews are not always a reliable source of information. I have heard nothing but good things about FSP Group power supplies.
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Old 12-13-2007, 09:32 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Ok thanks, I just wanted to be sure before I made my final decisions.
Also, is this keyboard here
worth getting? (After I have already built the computer of course.
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Old 12-13-2007, 12:06 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - SAMSUNG Black 20X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 20X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA 20X DVD±R DVD Burner - OEM
Newegg.com - COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-WW Black/Silver Aluminum Bezel, SECC Chassis ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3250410AS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM
Newegg.com - Acer AL1716WAb 17" 16ms Widescreen LCD Monitor 200 cd/m2 400:1 - Retail
Newegg.com - MSI RX3850-T2D256E OC Radeon HD 3850 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
Newegg.com - Logitech R-10 4 Watts 2.0 Speakers - Retail
Newegg.com - Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 B2L-00047 Black 105 Normal Keys 9 Function Keys USB Ergonomics Keyboard Mouse Included - OEM
Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
Newegg.com - ABIT IP35-E LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail
Newegg.com - Intel Pentium E2180 Allendale 2.0GHz 1MB L2 Cache LGA 775 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail
Newegg.com - SILVERSTONE ST50F ATX12V 500W Power Supply 100 - 240 V cUL, CE, TUV, CCC, FCC - Retail
PSU is made by FSP
Total is 808 you can upgrade to the 512mb version of the HD 3850 if you want
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Old 12-13-2007, 12:25 PM   #18 (permalink)
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i think you should have an AMD processor specialy if your going to do alot of gaming and that
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i think you should have an AMD processor specialy if your going to do alot of gaming and that
Intel procesors are fine for gaming, in fact the Core 2 Duos perform better than Athlon X2s at eqaul clock speed. The e2180 is based off of the Core 2 Duo and is an excellent processor with lots of overclocking ability.
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Old 12-13-2007, 07:26 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Yes, I'll be sticking with Intel, unless I am told(and given proof) that AMD are better. Any more suggestions before I choose aetherh4cker's suggested build?
thirdshiftdj I did see your post, but I'm not sure if all of those are good together or not, you gotta explain ^^
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