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Old 06-25-2006, 05:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hello everyone

im going to put together a gaming/music production comp
(micro ATX) and wanted to get some feedback on what ive come up with...

Case : ASPIRE X micro cube

Power : (included) 420 watt

Motherboard : long description, just click here

Ram : i have some....

Hard Drive : i have one....

GFX card : x1800xt

BTW will the 1800 even fit?? lol...

Sound : On board
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Old 06-25-2006, 05:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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oops.. AND

CPU : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103631

AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Orleans 2000MHz HT 512KB L2 Cache Socket AM2 Processor
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Old 06-25-2006, 07:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Dude....wait till July 23rd. Seriously. Wait until the conroe comes out then make your pc. If you don't know what that is, I suggest you ask around because it literally rapes AMD flagship cpus at lower speed and its dirt cheap.

just my 2 cents.
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That power supply can't handle what you want and that motherboard is not very reliable.

What is your budget for the things you are upgrading?
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Old 06-25-2006, 10:57 PM   #5 (permalink)

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conroe r awesome but they'll be almost impossible to get in the first couple of months. that cpu is awesome still but the conroes kill it. ur choice
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yeah i know about it, but conroe is intel, and there wasnt many intel / ati mitherboards i saw that were pretty cheap ( Ill check again )

i expected as much from the psu.... and my budget was supposed to be around a grand

but i REALLY dont feel like spending that much
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There are no conroe supportin mobos out now (well the Intel Bad Axe Rev 304 is, but for around $250 and hard to find). Just wait w.e you do, even if u want AMD, their prices will drop. Conroe mobos should start appearin soon. ATI Conroe mobos wont be around till august and they'll be under $100 (for RS600 chipset, onboard graphics, doubt theres CF) and around $150 (RD600, CF support). Although if you want CF, 975x mobos support it too, they should start appearin next month along with conroe.

Heres a list of ur conroe mobos: http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...d.php?t=101408
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