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Old 09-06-2005, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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At the moment i have an athlonX XP 2500+, 768mb Ram, Radeon 9200se, 200gb HDD, DVD Burner, 19" LCD Monitor.

I have enough money to get:
Athlon 64 939 Venice 3000+
1gb (2x 512mb) OCZ Ram
6600gt PCI-E
A motherboard < $200 AUD
Antec Case with 500watt PSU
250gb SATA HDD (with NCQ) or 2x 120gb SATA in Raid 0.

I will use my current DVD Burner, Monitors, Keyboard and Mouse.

I will take the 120gb HDD out of my current system to make a total of 360/370GB but the old computer will still have the 80gb one so i can still use it.

Do you think i should get it, or should wait?

I know there isnt much performance difference between the 3000+ and the 3500+ but is it worth waiting to get a bit more money and getting a dual core setup?
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what are you going to do? gaming im guessing

i would say safe up for a X2 and a 6800GT
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i might wait until vista comes out.
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