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Old 08-12-2006, 03:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is my first computer. So somethings I know might be a bit extreme. I plan on doing pretty much all gaming and downloading with this machine. So tell me what you think about this build so far. I have the case bought so if you don't like it don't knock it now I will want to try some OCing and Watercooling later on when I know a bit more.

Case: NZXT Apollo Black Steel Chassis ATX Mid Tower Case
MOBO:ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe nForce4 SLI x16 Intel Socket 775
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E6700 2.67GHz FSB 1066MHz 4MB
HD 1&2: Western Digital Raptor 36.7GB 10K RPM SATA
HD 3: Western Digital 400GB Caviar SE16 7200 RPM 16MB
MemoryCrucial 2GB kit (1GBx2) DDR2 PC2-5300 DDR2-667
Driver: Sony 16X DVD Burner Drive Dual Layer Black
Sound Card: Creative X-Fi XtremeMusic 7.1 Channel PCI
Video Card: eVGA Geforce 7900GTX 512MB GDDR3 PCI XPS
Speakers: Logitech Z-5500 5.1 Digital Speaker System
Fan: Antec 120mm Blue LED Light Case Cooling Fan
OS: Microsoft Windows XP Pro w/SP2B OEM.

Total: $3,000.00

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Old 08-12-2006, 03:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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dual raptors are waste of money.... go for dual 250GB sata II's and RAID them... no need for a 3rd one after that (I think)


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looks pretty good.... are you sli-ing it ? if not get a different mobo

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