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Old 07-20-2007, 04:25 AM   #11 (permalink)
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what a shi**y way to learn how to build a computer
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yeah boy^. neway for 1200 u should get

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vga:7800gt get evga and use step up in 3months to get a 8800gts320 coz the nine series will be out by then and hiopefully the it will be cheaper.
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yeah boy^. neway for 1200 u should get

mobo:ds3r
cpu:e6550
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ram:2gb gskill nq's ddr800
vga:7800gt get evga and use step up in 3months to get a 8800gts320 coz the nine series will be out by then and hiopefully the it will be cheaper.
psu:rosewill 500w 0r 550w
hdd:seagate 320gb 16mb cache
Pretty much what I'm looking at (except leaning toward an e6750 or q6600 undecided). But I'm curious - there's a step up program on the 7800GT? I wasn't aware of this. Luckily in Hong Kong there's no tax or delivery charges which cut the cost down to about 900-1000
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Pretty much what I'm looking at (except leaning toward an e6750 or q6600 undecided). But I'm curious - there's a step up program on the 7800GT? I wasn't aware of this. Luckily in Hong Kong there's no tax or delivery charges which cut the cost down to about 900-1000
thats for evga cards... and kobe, that comes wayyy less than 1200... like 950
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well in get messed up some time with us dollars to aus. get the q6600 an thats a build and a half then


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yeah before i came here in feb. i new nuthin of building computers. these folks here b1gapl, sora, ste and whatnot told me wats going down.
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hey i helped too!!! i came here to help ppl, and yet apparently its nothign!!

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vernong u know baron5 forgot u. he feels bad lol. ur the man too!
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vernong u know baron5 forgot u. he feels bad lol. ur the man too!
lol i'm playing....

i'm bored..... lets PARTY!!!

wow... i've had too much coffee today....
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lol, i pre order crysis. have u? the collecters edition
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