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Old 09-12-2005, 04:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a computer that I spent a lot of money into building. I spent about $1950 on it all the parts and stuff were bought from newegg except for the motherboard. Was the total too expensive or did I do a decent job of saving? I was wondering if you guys can comment on what else I can do. Also, I'm getting another 120mm fan and increasing the RAM later on. But other than that, hope to hear any advice you can give me or even comments, thanx


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Old 09-12-2005, 05:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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whats your system for dude?
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Old 09-12-2005, 07:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
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next upgrade should be a second evga 6800GT tbh. After that the only thing is more memory like you said
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More RAM and second Vid Card and you are rocking and rolling. Possibly a 10,000 RPM harddrive or 4. $$$
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My system is just for using, multitasking, multimedia and gaming now and then. I like to burn and create movies, stuff like that.
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My system is just for using, multitasking, multimedia and gaming now and then. I like to burn and create movies, stuff like that.
definately don't need the second video card then. Like a mentioned earlier, a raptor drive might help speed things up a tad. just an idea if you want to spend more.
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Well, here is a small little upgrade that comes in very handy.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16821104104

Ok. You can kill a bunch of birds with one stone here. The floppy drive is almost dead, but there are times when you really need it.
But, the biggest advantage of this is the Media Card Readers built in to it. If you have a digital camera or any type of media memory card, this is really nice. Just plug the card into on of the slots and boom! Also it has a front SIDE usb port which comes in handy.

I've put this drive in about 4 different PC's. It's really very good.
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thanx a lot, I might just go ahead and do that
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