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Old 11-23-2006, 11:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey I built this for a friend he wants an AMD rig. He needs a monitor, mouse, and keyboard. All for $1200 not including shipping.

This look good?

Case $79.99
NZXT TRINITY Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811146015

Power Supply $99.99
HIPER HPU-4K580-MS ATX12V 580W Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16817128002

Motherboard $189.99
ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe Wireless Edition Socket AM2 NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131011

CPU $149.99
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Windsor 2.0GHz 2x512KB L2 Cache AM2 Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103735

Memory $149.99
G.SKILL 1GB 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 Desktop Memory
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231063

GPU $139.99
eVGA Geforce 7600GT 256MB 128-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130017

Hard Drive $159.99
Western Digital Raptor 74GB 10,000 RPM 16MB Cache Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136033

Drive 1 $29.99
LG Black Super-Multi DVD Burner
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827136091

Mouse $53.99
Razer Copperhead Tempest Blue 2000 dpi Gaming Mouse
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826153003

Keyboard $6.99
Rosewill USB Wired Slim Keyboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823201017

Monitor $189.99
Hanns¬ēG JW-199DPB Black 19" 5ms DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824254001
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Old 11-23-2006, 11:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks good to me.
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Old 11-23-2006, 11:44 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Looks good here too. Waste of money going with AMD, but I suppose it lets you splurge on other parts.
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Old 11-24-2006, 04:25 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Why not skimp a little on the harddrive and maybe you could throw that money in somewhere else. From what I've read and seen the difference between 7,200 rpm and 10,000 isn't that different, though I could be wrong, plus you could get him a bigger one as well.

Just my $0.02
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There's plenty of difference with a faster Hard Drive. You just notice it in some apps more than others. A faster Hard Drive wont help you in something that doesn't use it in the first place.
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Old 11-24-2006, 07:33 PM   #6 (permalink)
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nice mouse but nothing special keyboard lol. everything else looks fine to me.
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