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Old 02-28-2007, 06:37 PM   #11 (permalink)
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This was the first rig i built on their site, but i replaced the AMD with a Duo 6600, the SLi's with an 8800, and lowered the Hard Drive a bit, roughly the same price.

CASE: CoolerMaster Praetorian 730 RC-730 Aluminum Tower 420W Case (Black Color)
CPU: (Socket AM2) AMD Athlon™64 X2 4200+ Dual-Core CPU w/ HyperTransport Technology
MOTHERBOARD: (Socket AM2)MSI K9N4 SLI-F nForce 500 SLI Chipset DDR2/800 SATA-II RAID MBoard w/ Dual 16x PCI-Express
MEMORY: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Value Select or Major Brand)
VIDEO CARD: NEW!!! NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT 512MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
VIDEO CARD 2: NEW!!! NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GT 512MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
LCD Monitor: NONE
HARD DRIVE: Single Hard Drive (320GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
Data Hard Drive: NONE
Optical Drive: (Special Price) 18X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLACK COLOR)
Optical Drive 2: 16X DVD ROM (BLACK COLOR)
SOUND: HIGH DEFINITION ON-BOARD 7.1 AUDIO
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Old 02-28-2007, 07:22 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Very happy with this build!

$1469.00
(before all applicable rebates)
CASE: Sigma Gaming Orca Mid-Tower 450W Case
CPU: (Sckt775)Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6400 CPU @ 2.13GHz 1066FSB 2x1MB L2 Cache EM64T
MOTHERBOARD: (Quad-Core Supports) Asus P5N-E nForce 650i SLI Chipset LGA775 FSB1333 DDR2 Mainboard
MEMORY: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Value Select or Major Brand)
VIDEO CARD: NEW!!! NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB 16X PCI Express (EVGA Powered by NVIDIA)
VIDEO CARD 2: NONE
LCD Monitor: NONE
HARD DRIVE: Single Hard Drive (250GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 8MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
Data Hard Drive: NONE
Optical Drive: (Special Price) 18X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLACK COLOR)
Optical Drive 2: NONE
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Old 02-28-2007, 07:26 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Power supply is Crap.
Value ram == not good for overclocking.
No moniter included.
Harddrive is only 8 MB Cache.
No Sound card.

Again, the builds people posted are better than that and still within your budget. They are better and they have better parts, and oh hey, they include a moniter.
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Old 02-28-2007, 07:34 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I dont need a monitor, and theres a sound card
, I also dont plan on and never have overclocked my system
Upgraded PSU and HD to an 16mb cache

Better?

$1527.00
(before all applicable rebates)
CASE: Sigma Gaming Orca Mid-Tower 450W Case
CPU: (Sckt775)Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6400 CPU @ 2.13GHz 1066FSB 2x1MB L2 Cache EM64T
MOTHERBOARD: (Quad-Core Supports) Asus P5N-E nForce 650i SLI Chipset LGA775 FSB1333 DDR2 Mainboard
MEMORY: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair Value Select or Major Brand)
VIDEO CARD: NEW!!! NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTS 320MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
VIDEO CARD 2: NONE
LCD Monitor: NONE
HARD DRIVE: Single Hard Drive (320GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
Data Hard Drive: NONE
Optical Drive: (Special Price) 18X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLACK COLOR)
Optical Drive 2: NONE
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Old 02-28-2007, 07:53 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Slighty, But I still think you should Build it. You would get better parts for less.
You would get the thrill of building it, you would learn something from it, you could build more computers from then on, troubleshooting would become easier and upgrades would be as well.

The power supply is Still Crap.

But. w/e... Go for it if your too afraid to build.
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Old 02-28-2007, 08:19 PM   #16 (permalink)
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Hahaha, alright ste!

You convinced me, im goin for it! Goin for the build pinoy 3000 put up.

Wish me luck.
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Old 02-28-2007, 08:28 PM   #17 (permalink)
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I suggest you post all parts in this thread, so we can tweak them. Before you buy...
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Old 02-28-2007, 08:45 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Old 02-28-2007, 08:59 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Please just Link the Product using the HTTP Button at the top of the reply box...

It will make it so much easier to help you.

You enter the name of the product then the link.

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Old 02-28-2007, 09:12 PM   #20 (permalink)
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