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Old 07-05-2007, 03:03 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Default Re: $1000 to spend on a gaming PC

I found this one

FRYS.com*|*Maxtor

My girl's dad uses one, and he's never had a problem. He told me that Seagate just bought at Maxtor. So I think I MIGHT pick that one up. I'll do a little more research on that one before I buy.
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my girl has a maxtor drive that failed on her... i spent the night at her house fixing it and slept over there, and i got some major lip action as a thanks
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One of my friends bought a Maxtor recently, and it died within a few days of usage. So, stick with either Seagate, Western, or Samsung.
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One of my friends bought a Maxtor recently, and it died within a few days of usage. So, stick with either Seagate, Western, or Samsung.
few days???
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Bought 2 more things today:

Hard Drive -
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3320620AS (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

Case Fan -
Newegg.com - Antec 761345-75120-9 120mm Case Fan - Retail

Now I just have to wait till July 22nd for the Video Card, CPU and Mobo. I should have a monitor by next week.
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Bought 2 more things today:

Hard Drive -
Newegg.com - Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 ST3320620AS (Perpendicular Recording Technology) 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

Case Fan -
Newegg.com - Antec 761345-75120-9 120mm Case Fan - Retail

Now I just have to wait till July 22nd for the Video Card, CPU and Mobo. I should have a monitor by next week.
don't expect the mobo to drop in price.... get it now b4 it goes back up to 140$
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hey guys when are the nvidia price drops coming, for the release of the dx 10.1 cards?
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It should be before the holidays. So I'm guessing somewhere around September-November.
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would that xclio geatpower550 be enough to use my e6750 with a q6600 instead?
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It will be more than enough.
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