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Old 01-13-2008, 02:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Building a new computer, on a budget. Tell me what you think. Tell me if theres any items i can switch to save more money : )

Case -
RAIDMAX Astro ATX-268WB Black 0.7mm Japanese SECC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
Newegg.com - RAIDMAX Astro ATX-268WB Black 0.7mm Japanese SECC ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail

Motherboard -
ABIT AN52 AM2 NVIDIA nForce 520 MCP ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail
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Psu -
Rosewill RP500-2 ATX12V v2.01 500W Power Supply - Retail
Newegg.com - Rosewill RP500-2 ATX12V v2.01 500W Power Supply 115/230 V CSA, UL, TUV, FCC - Retail

Memory -
WINTEC AMPO 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model
Newegg.com - WINTEC AMPO 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

Processor -
AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Processor Model ADO4000DDBOX - Retail
Newegg.com - AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+ Brisbane 2.1GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 65W Dual-Core Processor - Retail

Case Fans -
4x Rosewill RFA80L-B 80mm Blue LED Case Fan - Retail
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Harddrive -
Current 200gb Seagate ATA

Optical -
Current Samsung Dvd/Cd-rw combo IDE

Video -
Current PCI Fx5200 in near future getting a xfx 8600gt XXX edition.
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It all looks fine, if you're not going to do anything heavy with it.
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Web browsing, light gaming when i get a new video card is about it.
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get a 3850 or if you dont want to spend that much a 8600GTS or X1950pro
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