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Old 09-18-2006, 08:22 PM   #1 (permalink)
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CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6600
RAM: G.Skill 2GB
GPU: Sapphire X1900XT
HDD: 2 of these in RAID 0 (600GB)
PSU: Silverstone 560W
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BTW i need to lower the price of this system by about 2-300 dollars

I will not be overclocking if that helps

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Old 09-18-2006, 08:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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nice, but i would use a better psu brand like antec, their 500Ws and up are very powerful.

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Intel Core 2 Duo E6420 Conroe 2.13ghz
Gigabyte P35-S3 Motherboard
A-DATA 2x1GB DDR2 800mhz memory
Geforce 8600GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI-Express
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Old 09-18-2006, 09:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It's a pretty nice system, but if you want to lower it by $2-300....maybe an E6400 instead and cancel the other hard drive?


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Old 09-19-2006, 09:00 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally posted by bonehelm
nice, but i would use a better psu brand like antec, their 500Ws and up are very powerful.
Silverstone is just as good if not better than Antec.

Do you already have a case?
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Old 09-19-2006, 11:01 AM   #5 (permalink)
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drop the hard drive would be my sugestion. I prefer antec for the power supply. I've never had a problem with them.
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Old 09-19-2006, 11:07 AM   #6 (permalink)
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niceeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee pc ..
i wish i could afford buy one myslef !
but 600GB ??
u wont need that much plus .. it will kinda make ur pc slow , and think about the defragment time (wooooow)!
plz god .. if u cant make me thin ..
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Old 09-19-2006, 01:07 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well if you want to lose 200-300 bucks then lose 1 of the hard drives (300GB is more than enough).

Downgrade your processor to the e6300 (I have both the e6300 and the e6600, granted the e6600 is better, but the e6300 is still amazingly fast, and when overclocked it can crush an AMD FX-62!).

And if you still need to save more after that, consider the x1900GT for your VGA (or a 7900GT) both are great cards and will see you through till Direct X 10 with ease.

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/// Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 at 3.8 ghz /// 512MB Nvidia 7900GT Gainward Golden Sample \'Goes Like **** Edition\' /// OCZ 2GB (2 x 1GB) PC5300 Dual Channel Gold GX XTC Series /// Intel Extreme D975bx-304 975X Mobo /// 2x Western Digital Raptor X 150GB in RAID 0 /// OCZ GameXStream 700w Silent SLI Ready ATX2 Power Supply ///
Light Rig : /// Intel Core 2 DUO E6300 /// Intel DP965LT 965 (Socket 775) PCI-Express DDR2 Motherboard /// Corsair 2GB DDR2 Value Select PC5300 /// Sapphire ATI Radeon X1900 GT 256MB ///
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Old 09-19-2006, 05:37 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I dont really wanna switch the processor.

I have not gotten the case yet, could anyone recommend something?

Also, Has anyone had a problem with the duo and the mobo i picked?

I am also going to RAID the hardrives so i need to hold on to them.
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Old 09-19-2006, 05:54 PM   #9 (permalink)
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The Acer WS is NICE, I have it(in my sig) its super nice.
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Old 09-19-2006, 05:55 PM   #10 (permalink)
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how much?

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