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Old 01-05-2006, 10:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey I have a computer made right here and want to see your guys input...

MY CURRENT PARTS I HAVE PICKED OUT THUS FAR

Power Supply
Antec 500W Power Supply SmartPower 2.0

Motherboard
ASUS A8N-E NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX Motherboard for AMD Socket 939

Processor
AMD Athlon 64 3200+ 2.0GHz 512KB L2 Cache Socket 939

CPU Fan
Thermaltake K450 for AMD Athlon 64 processor upto FX57 X2 4800+

Memory
Corsair XMS Extreme 1GB (2 x 512MB) DDR 400 Timing 2-3-3-6

Video Card
Geforce 6800GS 256MB/256-BIT GDDR3 PCI-E(EVGA)

Sound Card
Onboard Realtek ALC850 8-Channel

Hard Drive
Seagate Barracuda 120GB 7200RPM 8MB Cache SATA NCQ
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I'm an avid gamer but my game is counter-strike 1.6 and I got 100fps even with 3-4 smokes with my Radeon 9800pro 256mb. I do not play any of the 'new' high end games (well rarley) becuase I am just strictly 1.6.

-Do you think anything should be upgraded?
-Even though I just play 1.6 do you think it would be worth getting the 7800 for the future so I dont have to upgrade later or should I just wait.

Hope to hear great responses!
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the 7800GT is only $100 more so why not
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Corsair XMS is a ripoff. If you want to OC, go with OCZ, and if not, get Corsair Valueselect.
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the Corsair ram will work pretty well with the Asus board, like OCZ works well with DFI

You should get the 7800GT as that is the best bang for your bucks card, you can get them for around 280-350 dollars.

Make sure you get some AS5
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