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Old 12-02-2005, 07:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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1 ASPIRE X-Navigator ATXA9NW-BK/500 Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 500W Power Supply - Retail

1 Link Depot 24-inch 3 Connectors IDE Cable (Blue) Model ELATA-24-BLUE-3 - OEM

1 DFI LanParty UT RDX200 Cross-Fire Socket 939 ATI Radeon XPRESS 200 CrossFire AMD Motherboard - Retail

1 XFX PVT42EUDP7 Geforce 6800XT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail

1 ASPIRE Chameleon ATX-AS550W-BL ATX 550W Power Supply -

1 AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ Manchester 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Dual Core Processor Model ADA4200BVBOX - Retail

1 CORSAIR XMS 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model TWINX2048-3200 - Retail

1 SAMSUNG SpinPoint P Series SP2004C 200GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

1 HP Black IDE DVD Burner Model DVD740RI - Retail

Subtotal: $1,340.45

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Old 12-02-2005, 07:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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forget the links they are bad but any suggestions on the components would be appreciated.

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Old 12-02-2005, 08:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I would go to and check on their boards and Corsair RAM. I could be wrong but I thought I read a few places about compatibility issues.
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Old 12-02-2005, 08:17 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That motherboard is ATI specific I believe.
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Old 12-02-2005, 08:58 PM   #5 (permalink)
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go for a evga not xfx. also 6800gs or 6800gt over the xt
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Old 12-02-2005, 09:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
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crossfire board for an nvidia card?? makes no sence to me. yea also go with eVGA.
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why crossfire board with nvidia????
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Old 12-02-2005, 11:58 PM   #8 (permalink)
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That mobo won't work with Nvidia video cards. I'd suggest getting another DFI board, one that is Nvidia supported. Definitely don't get XFX for a video card, and definitely don't get a 6800XT. The 6800XT is probably one of the worst cards Nvidia has put out on the market this generation. I'd go with a 6800GS or even a 7800GT since the price of that is falling durastically. That power supply isn't going to cut it either. I'd stick with Antec, OCZ, or Fortron when it comes to a PSU. Other than that, everything else looks pretty good.
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Old 12-03-2005, 01:39 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Antec TruePower 2.0 TRUECONTROL II-550 ATX12V 550W Power Supply

eVGA 256-P2-N516 Geforce 7800GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail

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