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Old 02-22-2007, 03:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys,

I've decided at long last to ditch my dusty old laptop and get myself a proper desktop computer. Looking at some gaming packages i've found a system which looks fairly suitable for what I want, here are the specs

ATi X1950
Intel® Core® 2 Duo 6300
1 X X1950XT
1024 DDR 2 667 MHz Memory
Coolermaster Extreme 600W Power Supply Upgrade
Asus P5B-VM Motherboard Upgrade

I'll probably go for 2 gig or ram and a 200 gig or so hard drive.

How's this look to you people? Anything you'd change or add? I'm also looking for a good soundcard to do some audio capturing on, any ideas for that?

Well that's about it, thanks for any help you can give me, and sorry if this belongs in the standard pc section!


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Old 02-22-2007, 03:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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dont get a coolermaster psu

and you have ati x1950 up there twice

Ryzen 7 1700 / Gigabyte AB35
Deepcool Captain 240EX
32GB HyperX DDR4 / Corsair 750watt
Red Devil 480 / Corsair R270
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Old 02-22-2007, 03:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Also get at least Budget DDR2-800 RAM for overclocking and it will go farther in the future. It's really not that much more.
E6300 w/ Arctic Freezer Pro 7 @ 3.6ghz 1.4Vcore
Antec 900 Case
EVGA 750i FTW Mobo
4x1GB of G.skill DDR2-800
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1 250GB WD and 1 Seagate 7200.10 in RAID 0
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Old 02-22-2007, 04:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Okay i'll most likely do that yes, and screw the coolmaster you say? Any recommendations?
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