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Old 05-04-2006, 05:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all,

I was looking around for a new PC as finding all the components myself just takes to long with a good site in the UK and I came across this

CPU
AMD® ATHLON® 64BIT X2 4400 2 x 1MB L2 Cache

Memory
1024 MB DDR400 PC3200 WITH LIFETIME WARRANTY!

Motherboard
ASUS® A8N-E: DUAL DDR, S-ATA, x16 slot, 3 PCI etc

USB Options
SIX USB 2.0 PORTS (4 REAR + 2 FRONT)

Hard Drive
SATA 80 GB HARD DISK @ 7200rpm 8mb cache

Second Hard Drive
NONE

RAID
NONE

DVD ROM/Combi Drive
NONE

CD/DVD Writer
NONE

Graphics Card 1
128MB GEFORCE 6600GT PCI Express + DVI + TV-OUT

Graphics Card 2
NONE

Sound Card
HIGH END ONBOARD 8 CHANNEL SOUND (RECOMMENDED)

Modem
NONE, I WILL BE USING BROADBAND

Network Facilities
10/100/1000 NETWORK CARD FOR BROADBAND

Floppy Drive/Card Reader
1.44MB FLOPPY DISK DRIVE

Case
Silver Neon Bubble case + Neon Extreme Kit!

Power Supply & Cooling
Silent 400W PSU + 120mm internal Fan (£11) (Recommended)

All this for only £747 inc VAT and delievery so thats 1,336.07 USD

Is that a good price?
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Old 05-04-2006, 05:48 AM   #2 (permalink)
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well u should make sure that ur RAM is 2x512MB, because it runs faster than one 1GB.
u need a better harddrive capacity, 80GB is not enough, most of the games today are 5GB, and u need more than 80GB if want to rip some videos or movies.

if u want to use ur computer for gaming then try to get a better card like 7600GT
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Old 05-04-2006, 05:55 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Nah, if I don't use a game for long I tend to uninstall it instead of wasting space
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Old 05-04-2006, 06:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I would spend the extra cash and get a 7600GT, a good card that should handle most things you throw at it and it doesn't cost the earth either.

A larger hard drive is also advisable, 80 gigs isn't really enough..

other then that nice build
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Old 05-04-2006, 06:59 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Where do you people come up with the money for these things? (not bashing, but holy (C)rap LU4strooper did you pull the money for that syetem outta your cram hole?) i have one it games, does what i want it to, only cost $1500.
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