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Old 02-05-2007, 02:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Case: Antec p180
PSU: OCZ GameXstream 600w, SLI ready
MOBO: Asus P5B Deluxe Motherboard - Socket LGA775
CPU: Intel E6700 - 2.66ghz
CPU Cooling: Zalman CNPS9700 Copper
Case Cooling: Coolink SWIF 120mm Fans (x2)
Memory: OCZ 5-5-5 PC2-6400 2GB SOE, DDR2 - 800mhz
Hard Drive: Seagate 320GB 7200rpm SataII 16mb cache
Gfx Card: EVGA 8800GTS SUPERCLOCKED 640MB
DVD drive: ASUS Sata 18x dual layer burner
Monitor: Panasonic Viera TX-23LX60A, 23" Widescreen
OS: Vista Ultimate

Budget $3500AUD ($2600-$2700USD)

opinions? changeS?

-i was considering a 15000rpm hdd to run the OS of, does anyone have any opinions if the performance increase is worth the cash?

-600w gameXstream vs the Corsair 620W ATX Power Supply, any ideas ?

-Also I can't find a decent 23" monitor so i went with the Viera, it seems to fit my criteria to handle gaming, any suggestions?

thanks again
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I know OCZ's PSUs are good...not sure about Corsair, but the reviews on them are pretty good. They have plenty of amps too. The 15,000 rpm hard drives are not worth it at all. If you really want a fast hard drive for the OS, just get a 10,000rpm hard drive, like the WD Raptors.

I was looking at your list, and I noticed you went for the e6700. Don't get that either....not worth the extra $200 for a 200mhz increase over the e6600. Just get the e6600 and overclock past it.
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has anyone got a viewpoint on the ASUS P5B Deluxe? any other suggestions ?
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Get a Chimei 22" LCD. they're way cheaper, and have a higher resolution than that LCD TV you've selected.

in fact, don't get an LCD TV for a PC. period.
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The P5B is a great motherboard. You will be well satisfied with it.
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The Corsair you choose is very good.
And thats an understatement.
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Old 02-05-2007, 01:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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get this screen its awesome!!! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116059

if u want some extra functions then this is the previous ones big brother

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824116064
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Has anyone used this screen yet?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824112005

Looks amazing...
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Has anyone used this screen yet?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824112005

Looks amazing...
Wow, daddy like.. but seriously, i've got something new to save my money on
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Has anyone used this screen yet?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824112005

Looks amazing...
Thats the monitor I am using. I love it. Zero problems and he picture is amazing.
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