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Old 12-25-2005, 01:28 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Honestly, if I had 4,000 and I wanted to build a sweet system, I'd just go to Falcon Northwest or Voodoo Computers.

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Old 12-25-2005, 10:47 AM   #32 (permalink)
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System Parts

Case: Thermaltake Kandalf (Silver) $164.00
Power Supply: Enermax EG701AX-VE-SFMA Noisetaker 600W Power Supply $149.98
Processor: AMD Athlon X2 4800+ Dual Core Processor $790.00
Memory: 2GB G.Skill Extreme Series Samsung TCCD PC3200 System Memory $302.64
Hard Drive: Maxtor Diamondmax 300GB SATA Hard Drive $126.75
Motherboard: Asus A8N32 SLI Motherboard $229.00
Video Card: eVGA GeForce 7800GTX 512mb Video Card ~$600.00
Sound Card: Creative Labs X-Fi Xtrememusic Sound Card $109.99
Optical Drive: BenQ DW1640 Dual Drive DVD Burner $43.99
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Pro with SP2 $149.99
Mouse: Logitech G5 Mouse $57.00
Keyboard: Microsoft Digital Pro Media Keyboard $28.99
Monitor: Samsung 204T 20.1” LCD Monitor $529.95
Speakers: Klipsch Promedia 2.1 Speakers $119.99

Water Cooling System (From DangerDen)

CPU Style: AMD64 754/939/940
CPU Water Block: Danger Den TDX
Top Style: Brass Top MAZE4
Video Card Water Block: Danger Den NV68 Copper Block
Chipset Water Block: ASUS A8N MAZE4 Chipset Block
Fitting Size: 1/2 OD Fitting for 1/2 ID Tubing
Radiator: Black Ice XtremeIII - Black
Fans: 3x Sunon 120mm Fan w/4-pin molex
Peltier/TEC: 226 Peltier 50mm x 50mm + Standard Neoprene Bundle
Pumps: Danger Den 12V D5 1/2 OD Fittings
Tubing: 7 Feet of UV Blue 1/2" only
Reservoir: Dual 5 1/4 Bay UV Blue Reservoir
Thermal Paste: Arctic Silver V
Water Additives: 4oz Zerex Super Coolant and Green Dye Light
Hold Down Style: Socket Hold Down Tabs
Danger Den Fillport: Blue Anodized Fillport
Misc: 20 Hose Clamps

Total for Water Cooling: $537.48
Total for System Parts: $3402.27

Total for Entire System: $3939.75

One note, I don't think that 2 vid cards are worth it RIGHT NOW. If nVidia or ATI fixes the poor price vs. performance ratio down the line, then by all means get another card

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Old 12-25-2005, 05:04 PM   #33 (permalink)
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^Wtf? Why would you get him a 300GB harddrive? THE MAN HAS FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS! He could afford atleast 2TB.
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Old 12-25-2005, 05:59 PM   #34 (permalink)
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I think that is the best setup offered so far. It has great potential I wouldn't put it down why would you need 500GB/half a TB by the time it's filled it's time to upgrade again.

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