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Old 09-21-2005, 10:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys!
My goal for this build is to make a computer that will do mid level video editing and high quality gaming. I have a budget of $1500US and can give $50 or so if needed. This is at zipzoomfly and newegg.

XFX PVT45GUD GeForce 6800 GT PCI Express 256MB DDR Video Card w/ TV-Out & Dual DVI Retail ***Free 2nd Day***
$289.99

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Sound Card Retail *** Free 2nd Day ***
$87.99

Corsair VS1GBKIT667D2 1GB Kit DDR2-667 PC2-5300 Value Select Memory Retail ***Free 2nd Day***
$108.00

Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS 160GB Serial ATA II 7200RPM Hard Drive w/8MB Buffer ***Free 2nd Day***
$80.90

Logitech Premium Desktop Optical Keyboard & Mouse Combo (Midnight Black) ***Free 2nd Day***
$25.99

Intel Pentium® D Processor 820 2.8GHz, 800MHz FSB, Socket 775, 2x1MB Cache, Dual Core Retail ***Free 2nd Day***
$246.80

Asus P5LD2 945P P4/Pentium D/Celeron 1066FSB LGA775 DDR2 ATX Motherboard w/Audio, Gigabit LAN, RAID/Serial ATA Retail ***Free 2nd Day***
$128.00

LITE-ON Black IDE DVD Burner Model SOHW-1693S Black OEM - OEM
$37.99

RAIDMAX X1 ATX-909WB Black/ Silver SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail
$49.99

HYUNDAI L90D+ Silver 19" 8ms LCD Monitor - Retail
$329.99

ASPIRE ATX-AS520W BLACK ATX 520W Power Supply - Retail
$55.00

Logitech X-530 70 Watts 5.1 Speaker - Retail
$46.75

SUBTOTAL $1487.39
SHIPPING $48.22
REBATES $40.00
GRAND TOTAL $1495.61

I forgot the OS! Some how I had made this for 1530 w/ xp home ($90)

Would the $126 intel mobo be better? It does have gigabit but not RAID, I like the layout better... any help would be appreciated

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Old 09-21-2005, 10:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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so why did you pick the Intel dual core over an amd dual core :?
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so why did you pick the Intel dual core over an amd dual core :?
I knew some1 would ask that sooner or later. As for the psu don't use a cheapo one like that aspire. Try to get an OCZ, Antec or Thermaltake, don't skimp out on your psu.
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psu= very important!!!!
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so why did you pick the Intel dual core over an amd dual core :?
AMD dual cores are $$$ I would if i wouldn't have to skimp on other things. Any PSU suggestions? (that wouldn't blow my wallet)
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if you are concerned about money just get a AMD single core san diego core..
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wouldn't a dual core be better at rendering? and do i need a 6800GT or would a 6600GT be adequate (use extra for upgrades). I won't be playing any games more intensive than NFS underground 2 and Rise of Nations. What about this Thermaltake PSU?

http://www.zipzoomfly.com/jsp/Produc...uctCode=370565

I'm also going to get a zalman CPU cooler
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Intel Pentium® D Processor 820 2.8GHz, 800MHz FSB, Socket 775, 2x1MB Cache, Dual Core Retail ***Free 2nd Day***
$246.80

Intel BOXD945PSNLK 945P P4/Pentium D/Celeron D 1066FSB LGA775 DDR2 ATX Motherboard w/Audio, Gigabit LAN, Serial ATA Retail ***Free 2nd Day***
$125.99

Corsair VS1GBKIT667D2 1GB Kit DDR2-667 PC2-5300 Value Select Memory Retail ***Free 2nd Day***
$108.00

Western Digital Caviar SE WD1600JS 160GB Serial ATA II 7200RPM Hard Drive w/8MB Buffer ***Free 2nd Day***
$80.90

Sapphire Radeon X800 XL PCI Express 256MB DDR3 Video Card w/TV-Out & DVI ***Free 2nd Day***
$259.99

Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy 2 ZS Sound Card Retail *** Free 2nd Day ***
$87.99

Antec Solution Series SLK3000B Super Mid Tower Case (Black) Retail
$49.00

Thermatalke TR2 W0070RUC 430W Power Supply Retail ***Free 2nd Day***
$44.99
For more information about tax, please click here. Subtotal: $1003.66
$1003
of course a DVD+-RW +$50
and a $40 rebate -$40
zalman cpu cooler +$45
and shipping +$33
without 19" monitor(s), key, mouse, Logitech X530 TOTAL: $1091
at directron.com they have generic 19"-21" CRT monitors. I could buy 2 19" for $150 w/ shipping. then I could upgrade computer components w extra $$$
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At TigerDirect they have the Fuji Plus FP988D 19" LCD for $200. Would It be good enough?
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