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Old 12-13-2006, 02:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Am i leaving anything out and what do you guys think of this build.

Case- NZXT Nemesis Elite Aluminium Mid-Tower Case 420W W/Window, Temp.Display & Fan Control

PS- Tagan 1100W TG1100-U95 TurboJet Quad Quiet SLI Ready Power Supply

CPU- (Sckt775)Intel® Core™ 2 Duo X6800 Extreme Edition @ 2.93GHz 1066FSB 2x2MB L2 Cache EM64T

Cooling- INTEL LGA775 CERTIFIED CPU FAN & HEATSINK + 2 EXTRA 3-COLOR LED CASE FANS

MOBO- EVGA nForce 680i SLI Chipset LGA775 FSB1333 DDR2 Mainboard

RAM- 2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory, Corsair XMS2 Xtreme Memory w/ Heat Spreader

Video Card- NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX 768MB 16X PCI Express Video Card

2X Optic Drives- LiteOn SHM-165H6S 16X Double Layer DVD+-RW Super Allwrite + Lightscribe Technology(Black Color)

Sound- Creative Labs X-FI XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Pro 24-BIT PCI Sound Card(New! Creative Labs X-FI XtremeGamer Fatal1ty Pro 24-BIT PCI Sound Card)

Speakers- Logitech Z-5500 Digital 5.1 Configuration Speakers System with Control

Netword- Intel Pro Gigabite 10/100/1000 Network Card

Keyboard and mouse- Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 3200 Laser Cordless Keyboard & Mouse Combo

Thermal Display- SILVERSTONE EUDEMON SST-FP52 LCD DISPLAY FRONT PANEL

Wierless- Linksys WUSB54GS USB Wireless 802.11g 54Mbps Network Adapter + Linksys WRT54GS Wireless-G Broadband 802.11g Router with SpeedBooster(Linksys WRT54GS Wireless-G Broadband 802.11g Router with SpeedBooster)[+0]More ...


HD- 150GB Gaming Western Digital Rapter 10,000RPM SATA150 16MB Cache WD1500ADFD

Storage Drive- 500GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM Hard Drive

OS- Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center 2005 Edition w/ Free Upgrade to Windows Vista™ Home Premium(Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center 2005 Edition w/ Free Upgrade to Windows Vista™ Home Premium)

and do i still need a floppy drive these days for drivers or is everything on cd's finally?
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Old 12-13-2006, 02:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think it sucks.


And no Im not joking.
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Jeez, whats with the expensive Power supply.

YOU DONT NEED THAT MUCH
Pick one, anyone.
OCZ Gamestream 600 Watt
Fortron 700 Watt
OCZ Gamestream 700 Watt
SilverStone SST-ST75ZF 750 Watt
Corsair HX620W 620 Watt
Hiper 580 Watt
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Hah 1100W.... the only bad thing about those Tagan ones are they DO NOT have MODULAR CABLING.
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Old 12-13-2006, 03:05 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Did you get the most expensive stuff that you saw on newegg or something?

You should overclock the sh!t out of that with water cooling.
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Old 12-13-2006, 03:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Get a good case. Why would you spend all that money and get a junk case? Get a Lian-Li w/ good airflow.

Get the Core 2 Quad instead. Its two lower clocked X6800 near the same price.

Get a good heatsink/fan like a thermalright ultra 120.
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Instead of 1 150gig raptor I'd get two 36gig and put them in raid. You'r also wasting money on that CPU, get a e6600 and an after market cooler.
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Old 12-13-2006, 03:18 PM   #8 (permalink)
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CPU- (Sckt775)Intel® Core™ 2 Duo X6800 Extreme Edition @ 2.93GHz 1066FSB 2x2MB L2 Cache EM64T
Core 2 duo has 4MB cache memory, not 2x2MB
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Old 12-13-2006, 03:33 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Actually it is 2x2 MB.


2 x 128kb, 2 x 512kb, 2 X 1mb, 2 X 2MB.


Never the less, 2x2 = 4 so yes 4 mb of L2 Cache total.
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No it is not 2x2MB, because the cache memory in core 2 duo is shared to the two cores.

You can say 2x2MB to pentium D or AMD X2 athlon, because the cache memory in pentium D and AMD is not shared, but you can't say that to core 2 duo
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