Hey guys, I'm new here.. I need some help.
I am building a budget gaming comp. I came up with a build while getting help from a friend, and I would like a second opinion before I buy it.
I need help on compatibility and hardware choice. I can not exceed 1500 dollars.
Heres what I have so far, thanks guys
*Asus A8N-E MB,(Athlon64 X2 3800+,939pin) CPU,FAN $474.30 (pack comes with sli mb and proccessor)
*Asus A8N-E Motherboard -
*AMD Athlon64 X2 3800+ Socket 939pin Processor OEM - (2.0 ghz x2 = 4.0 dual core ghz)
*CoolerMaster CM754/939 (DK8-8ID2A-OL) AMD Athlon64/Opteron AMD Approved Heatsink and Fan -
*Thermal Paste for Processor Core - 1 Packet -
*PreTest - Standard Pretest -
*COOLER MASTER Centurion 5 CAC-T05-UW Black Computer Case $44.99
*GeForce 6800 PCI Express 256MB SLI x2 189.00x2 after $30.00 Mail-In Rebate (512megs 256-bit vid ram)
*NEC Beige IDE DVD Burner Model ND-3550A - OEM 2MB Buffer $40.99
*LITE-ON Beige IDE CD-ROM Drive Model LTN-527T - Retail $11.99
*SONY Beige 1.44MB 3.5" Internal Floppy Drive Windows 98SE/ ME/ 2000/ XP - OEM $9.00
*CORSAIR ValueSelect 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200) System Memory $190
*Maxtor DiamondMax 10 200GB 3.5" IDE Ultra ATA133 Hard Drive - OEM (200GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache IDE Ultra ATA133) x2
*MGE WIN-600PS ATX 600W Power Supply - Retail $52.50
Grand Total: 1433.97
Also if anyone could give me info on turning my 400 gigs of maxtor hard drive space into RAID for faster xfer rates.. I would really appreciate it