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newton 07-23-2006 01:45 PM

What do you think of this config?
 
Budget PC. Mostly gonna be using it for surfing the web and softcore gaming. Only gonna be keeping her for a year, so no need to spend a lot at all.


Cooler Master Case - $75 (before rebate)
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16811119094

Asus 939 socket mobo - $80
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16813131569

eVGA 7600GT - $170 (before rebate)
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16814130283

Thermaltake 430W PSU - $40 (before rebate)
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16817153023

AMD Athlon 3000+ - $88
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16819103537

Corsair 512MBx2 - $90
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820145440

Seagate 80GB - $48
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16822148107

Lite-On DVDRW - $40
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16827106256

Everything looks pretty much compatible to me, but I would appreciate it if you guys look it over a bit. :)

Nukem 07-23-2006 01:53 PM

For the CPU.. check the prices out as of tomorrow... :)
http://images.dailytech.com/nimage/2...icing_1023.png

other than that, looks like a pretty good budget PC.

newton 07-23-2006 02:00 PM

Wow, does the price change affect all those CPUs sold anywhere? What's the reason behind it?

Nukem 07-23-2006 02:06 PM

Yes it's every where, and it's due to INTEL's Conroe coming out soon.


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