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Old 11-26-2005, 03:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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first off, im not very good with computers and i dont know what most of these things are.

speakers: logitech OEMspeaker s200 2.1
= £13.99

( i hav no idea wat this is)
Aopen x-cube EZ482-BK Ati Express200 chipset Socket 939 LAN/PCI Express
= £220.24

cpu: MD (venice) Athlon 64 3500+ (ADA3500DAA4BW) OEM skt 939
= £129.89

graphics gard PCIE:
PNY verto GeForce 6 6600PC PCI-E 128MB GDDR3 (G66600GN1F12XBP) retail box
= £102.43

HDD: maxtor 6B250S0 Diamondmax 10 250gb 7200rpm serial ATA150 16MB Cache-OEM
= £ 97.44

DVD writer: LG GSA-4167BAL 16x DVD+RW Dual layer internal IDE (black)-OEM
= £28.79

RAM: corsair (VS 512MB, DDR400/PC3200, non-ECC, 184 DIMM,
unbuffered,CL2.5, 32Mx8 DRANs, lifetime warrenty
= £32.29
x 2
= £64.58

screen: benq FP737S-D 17" TFT 16MS 500: 1 (1280X1024) (analogue/DVI) monitor-silver & black (3 years on-site warrenty)
= £148.04
belkin pro series DVI Cable, DVI DIGITAL to DVI DIGITAL , Single Link Cable 3m
=£ 12.33

total: £ 805.49
( i hope!)

any suggestions?
is this a good gaming PC?

very grateful if you could help me out,

thx malcmac007
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Old 11-26-2005, 03:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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ok, this may sound a little stupid/silly/"noobish"/nieve (i dont know much about computing/gaming) but what is "overclocking"?
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Overclocking is making certain parts of the computer run faster than they were designed to run. How much does that cost in US dollars? It looks way overpriced.
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Overclocking is the art of making your processor go faster than it is intended to.
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Old 11-26-2005, 03:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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and how do you do that then?
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and im not sure how much it is in usd but i think its around 1370
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ok heres a link to a great overclocking guide.
http://www.techist.com/showthread.php?threadid=59883

and with your hard drive go with SATA2 and get a EVGA 6600GT video card or better if you can
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