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Old 12-16-2005, 01:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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After stitting at home awake many nights with the Flu... This is the machine that I am starting to put together.
Tell me what you think:
Machines Specs link child safe

I am not quite sure about the video card that I have set up though.
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Old 12-16-2005, 02:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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This will blow away that computer

Optical
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827106992

Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811133145

HDD
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822144154

Motherboard
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GPU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130256

Sound Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102188

PSU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817103932

RAM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145579

CPU
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103562
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I would still stick with my Seagate drive though. I have never had a seagate crash on me. they have always seemed the most reliable.

I do like the power supply you had though.

The mother board ws the same.

The processor, i dont know if that tiny amount of jump is worth all that extra money.

I really liked the Graphics card, especially with it being on the PCI Exress x16 slot.
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I'm putting together a dual core AMD system (4200+) for that price... much beefier. I don't know why you'd want to spend almost $1500 on a new rig and not dual core it.
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MINES BETTER exept for the cpu...and its a 900$ machine
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MINES BETTER exept for the cpu...and its a 900$ machine
And the RAM, HD and Motherboard......
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The processor, i dont know if that tiny amount of jump is worth all that extra money.
The X2 3800+ is dual core, your cpu is a single core... Which is quite a leap in performance, and will be an even bigger leap when game engines start to get optimized for dual core cpus(e.g Unreal 3 Engine)
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If you wanted to save some money and still have 500gb of hard drive disk space, get 2 seagate 250gb drives and then RAID them together. You could use the money you saved to buy a X2 or better graphics card or whatever you want.
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That one you have set up is not bad but the video card is wayyyy out of date. PCI lol. The setup in my sig cost me just under $1600 and it will kill the one you choose. You will definately want to go with a 7800gt.
Go with the raided Hard drives and save some money like thebleakness said.
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