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Old 03-27-2006, 03:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Talking Final Check Before Purchasing

hey everyone im finally getting my computer this week, either friday or saturday.. here are the entire specs:

Case (Black): Cooler Master Centurion 5 w/o Power Supply
Motherboard: MSI K8N Neo4-F Socket 939 nForce4 AMD ATX
CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3000+ 1.8GHz Socket 939
Memory: Corsair Value Select PC3200 DDR400 Kit 2x1024MB 184-pin DIMM
PSU: Antec TruePower 2.0 TPII-550 ATX12V 2.01 550 Watt
Video Card: MSI NX6600GT-TD128E GeForce 6600GT PCI-E 128MB DDR3
Hard Drive (Black): Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 SATA NCQ 160GB 8MB Cache
DVD+/-RW (Black): NEC ND-3550 16x Double Layer
LCD Monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 940B Black 19" TFT 8ms 700:1 DVI
Speakers: Logitech X-230 2.1 Speaker
Mouse (Black): Logitech Premium Optical Wheel Mouse USB
Keyboard (Black): Logitech Office Pro PS/2
Wired Router: D-Link DI-604 10/100 Mbps 4-Port Router
Network Cable (White): Cat5e 350Mhz 75Ft Patch Cable

Total = 1400$
Website = www.canadacomputers.com

anyone know if i can change something to cut the price down a bit and won't make much of a difference.. i know most people will tell me the monitor but i kind of want to keep that. And i remeber some1 mentioned this thing at microsoft.com that i should turn on if i have a LCD.. forgot what it was. also if you could, give me links for all updates and drivers for any of the above items.
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Old 03-27-2006, 03:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824021019
I know its not the greatest name brand, but 800+ votes and 5*s cant be wrong, plus it gets half a million more colors for over 100 less
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Old 03-27-2006, 03:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I highly suggest you get a 6800 at least, so save up for that if you can..


If you cant...then I guess it looks good.
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Old 03-27-2006, 03:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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www.canadacomputers.com only

and yea. i dont care too much about the graphics, i dont need everything high and stuff, medium is fine with me as long as it dont lag. but im planning to get a new card later on anyways maybe a DX10 card.
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Old 03-27-2006, 03:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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i dont think you need such a big PSU for so little, your parts arent exactly top of the line, go with the 480Watt Antec TP2, you'll save a bit there.
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Old 03-27-2006, 03:53 PM   #6 (permalink)
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yea i save 25 bucks... but isnt 70 more watts worth it for just 25 bucks... i just did that so i wont have to upgrade my psu in the future when i put new parts in.
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Old 03-27-2006, 03:53 PM   #7 (permalink)
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that site doesn't have it but ima try NCIX and zipzoomfly

still not finding it... i would next try for the HYUNDAI B90A
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Old 03-27-2006, 03:54 PM   #8 (permalink)
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oo no no its alright, because canadacomputers is really close to my house so dont bother going for another site.
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Old 03-27-2006, 04:00 PM   #9 (permalink)
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ok, im just saying the 940B is kind of a ripoff, get the Rosewill R912E, HYUNDAI B90A, or JetWay M1931TF over it if your on a budget and need a 19" LCD
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Old 03-27-2006, 04:35 PM   #10 (permalink)
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If your waiting for dx 10, prepare to wait for at least 10-12 months....Like I said I highly suggest you get a 6800 even though you say graphics dosent matter, you wont regret it and you will be happy you did...
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