building new computer - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-25-2005, 07:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: LONDON
Posts: 902
Send a message via MSN to robina_80
Default building new computer

what do you think guys of my new rig:
amd athlon 64 x2 4200+
1gb ddr 400 ram
80gb sata 2 hd
256mb pcie gc
gigabyte ga k8npro sli mobo
530w tusgan psu sata/sli
__________________

robina_80 is offline  
Old 09-25-2005, 07:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 651
Send a message via AIM to tommyboy123x
Default

That's pretty close to mine... i have two gigs cause i heard the x2 will be shorted unless you do. Make sure that you spend the measily 30 dollars or w/e to get low latancy ram; it REALLY speeds up your system.

also, for the graphic card i might recommend the leadtek 6800gt; its under 300 and is a great oc'er, my friend has one at 450/1150 i think!! Thats about what a 7800gt does and it stays well under 70 degrees too!!

if your building an SLI system, make sure to get a complient psu, gc, and mobo (i see you have an sli mobo).

Personal preference here: buy a sound card, whether the x-fi or audigy 2 zs, it helps with games a LOT.

It all looks like a great set-up though
__________________

__________________

Dollar Hauler [dot] Com :)
tommyboy123x is offline  
Old 09-25-2005, 10:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 943
Default

id change the mobo to a DFI Lanparty NF4 Ultra D and i would get the X23800 and OC it cos it does well even on stock. also i wouldn't worry about the amout of grx card mem more how good the grfx card is as a whole for instance a 128mb 6600GT PWNZ the 256mb 6600
__________________
AMD 64 939 3200+@2.7ghz
ASUS A8N-SLI DELUX htt@270X5
Segate 120gig SATA
1gig PC3200 Geil Value Ram Duel Channel@ddr480 3-3-3-8
Gigabyte 6600GT-PCI-E@580/1.3
Sh0r_ty is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:19 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.