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Old 07-25-2006, 08:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ok, so I guess I'm a bit of a newb when it comes to gaming rigs, anyway, so far, this is what I've got. I also need a moniter. Could anyone tell me if this is a good gaming rig, and what I'm missing please? Also any flaws in my system. Thanks.


[_] Windows XP pro
[_] 3 GB Ram
[_] Dual core CPU
[_] 6 or so USB 2.0 ports
[_] Asus A8N nforce 4 sli deluxe motherboard (socket 939)
[_] Nvidia 7900gtx graphics card
[_] Creative x-fi fatal1ty sound card
[_] 4000+ processor (socket 939)
[_] 200gb hard drive (SATA) (prefered western digital make, can be found at wdc.com)
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[_] 36 GB Western Digital Raptor, SATA I, 10000 rpm, 8MB Cache (http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Prod...ProductID=61584)
[_] Fatal1ty FS-C77 CPU Cooler
[_] Fatal1ty FS-V7 VGA Cooler
[_] Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty FPS
[_] Fatal1ty Gaming Pad
[_] Creative Fatal1ty Gaming Keyboard
[_] Creative Fatal1ty 1010 Gaming Mouse
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Old 07-25-2006, 09:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if you're buying windows, winxp home is just as good when it comes to gaming... (unless you have pro.. then go ahead and keep it.. )

2 gigs of ram will be enough.

they don't make 4000+ for socket 939.. maybe you mean socket AM2? if so, try to keep everything socket AM2.

anything "Fatal1ty" is generally grossly overpriced...
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Old 07-25-2006, 11:01 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ya go witha socket AM@ set up. and for a keyboard I would go with a logitech, better deals. Also on the hard drive you can probably get a better deal off of newegg instead of western digital themselves.
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