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Old 09-25-2005, 06:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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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

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Old 09-25-2005, 06:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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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


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Old 09-25-2005, 09:45 PM   #3 (permalink)
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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
Segate 120gig SATA
1gig PC3200 Geil Value Ram Duel Channel@ddr480 3-3-3-8
Gigabyte 6600GT-PCI-E@580/1.3
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