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Old 01-24-2006, 09:46 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi just about to order my new well, 9/10 new build. I already have a 7800gt and Sound card. I'm selling my current PC to help pay for New build

Heres the new build~



This isnt the full upgrade, im also getting 5 more fans, new HSF, and am going to mod the case a bit The side of the case will look like this if you were wondering...

Its a left side view. All you see thats black will be the actual case. All you see thats red will be acrylic with red CCFL lighting behind it. Its in paint so deal with it :P


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Old 01-24-2006, 09:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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looks pretty good. might uprade that optical drive to a nec dvd burner, last time i checked it was around 40 dollars on newegg. so if you could spare a little more money. some people might say get other ram but theres nothing wrong with the one you chose. once you mod the case im sure it'll look really awesome ^^

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Old 01-24-2006, 09:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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A thing that might help you is getting the X2 4200+, amd getting 2GB of ram.
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Old 01-24-2006, 10:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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the opty 165 is just fine.. And 1.5gb would be better
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Old 01-24-2006, 11:29 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Nice-ness. One thing, Mwave.com has opty 165's for $325 and I use them as much as I do Newegg and they're great. Just don't buy the last one in stock or I'll be gunning for you! (I'm buying the 165 too)

On second thought, Nabbing a NEC DVD Burner from the egg would be better in the long run for only about $10 more.

Also, if you can afford it nab 2 gigs. And try to get the best you can if you're OC'ing.

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Old 01-24-2006, 11:49 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Okay okay im getting a nec burner :P
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Old 01-25-2006, 12:04 AM   #7 (permalink)
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If your gonna overclock, (which is what i am guessing with the opty), then you might want a DFI lanparty mobo, better for overclocking. Also, try to get some RAM with better timings than the corsair, go for 2-2-2-5, if you can afford it.
I agree with the above guys about the DVD burner.
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Old 01-25-2006, 07:58 PM   #8 (permalink)
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BUmpity bumpity bump bump bump

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