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Old 08-05-2007, 10:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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All this you can easily argue with me about, I'm very open to discussion, just don't get too crazy ;s

Thermaltake Armor Series VA8000BWS Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Retail $119.99

EVGA 768-P2-N831-AR GeForce 8800GTX 768MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail $519.99
Would wait for the 9 series, but its way too long, and I need a computer asap ;s
Just need to be able to run Age of Conan and Crysis....

Antec True Power Trio TP3-650 ATX12V 650W Power Supply with Three 12V Rails - Retail $89.99
Openly discussable, not sure if it would run it or if you can find a better one for the price.

CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400C4 - Retail $73.00

GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3R LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - RetailRetail $132.99

Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80562Q6600 - Retail 309.99

LITE-ON 20X DVD±R DVD Burner With 12X DVD-RAM Write Black SATA Model LH-20A1S OEM BK - OEM
Total = around 1380 with tax and delivery
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All this you can easily argue with me about, I'm very open to discussion, just don't get too crazy ;s

Thermaltake Armor Series VA8000BWS Black Aluminum / Steel ATX Full Tower Computer Case - Retail $119.99

EVGA 768-P2-N831-AR GeForce 8800GTX 768MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Video Card - Retail $519.99
Would wait for the 9 series, but its way too long, and I need a computer asap ;s
Just need to be able to run Age of Conan and Crysis....

Antec True Power Trio TP3-650 ATX12V 650W Power Supply with Three 12V Rails - Retail $89.99
Openly discussable, not sure if it would run it or if you can find a better one for the price.

CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-6400C4 - Retail $73.00

GIGABYTE GA-G33M-DS2R LGA 775 Intel G33 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail $132.99
Very open when it comes to this. Have no idea what to get for a Motherboard at all, please discuss.

Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 Conroe 3.0GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E6850 - Retail $319.99

LITE-ON 20X DVD±R DVD Burner included extra White bezel, with 12X DVD-RAM Write Black IDE Model LH-20A1P-186 - Retail

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u got some good stuff, might wanna get a q6600 because Crysis can use quad-cores, also a p35-ds3r is better
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wheres HD?
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Thanks for the support, I'm def going quad core then, I was going to wait for the november quad cores, running around 10Ghz with a 12 Cache, but I'll prob stick with this for now, and upgrade to those later on next year

About the p35, I know nothing about Motherboards, so unless someone can recommend anything better I'll probably stick to that.
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Agreed....why get the dual core e6850, when you can get 2 more cores, for basically the same price, with the q6600.

The P35-DS3R is the motherboard to go for, right now. It's ready for the future 45nm processors, and it's not expensive. It's also one of the best overclockers.
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Agreed....why get the dual core e6850, when you can get 2 more cores, for basically the same price, with the q6600.
actually 10$ cheaper for the quad-core
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Well since my old pc fried, I'm probably just gonna stick to that one. Will a better hard drive really make a difference?
Its a 250 G HD, not really sure what brand.
If I were to get one now I'd go with a Seagate 7200, but I'd prefer to keep my old one.
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btw b1gapl... is that PSU any good?
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Well since my old pc fried, I'm probably just gonna stick to that one. Will a better hard drive really make a difference?
Its a 250 G HD, not really sure what brand.
If I were to get one now I'd go with a Seagate 7200, but I'd prefer to keep my old one.
actually u can get 500gb HD's for about 120$ and 320gb for 80$ (might wanna look into those)
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btw b1gapl... is that PSU any good?
For the deal he's getting, it's pretty good.
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