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Old 04-17-2006, 10:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default last min sanity check

Getting a new comp this week and wanted to make sure I am not getting anything horrible.

Motherboard Asus A8N-SLI NForce4 SLI Audio/GB-LAN/IEEE-1394/PCI-E/SATA/DDR/ATX 64 939
Does anyone know if premium edition is significantally better for the price?

Processor AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+

RAM 2 GB DDR (400) PC-3200 OCZ

GPU EVGS GeForce 7900 GTX

Power Suply a 550 watt or better power suply. Dont know a spesific one yet

Speakers 5.1 Logitec

Logitec G5 Mouse
Saitek Eclipse keyboard

Case ASPIRE X-Navigator ATXA8NW-SS/500 Silver case
Someone here recomended this but it comes with a 500w power suply which probabally wont cut it. May go with something else

2 hard drives

Monitor Unknown

Fan. Someone here recomended getting this but the processor comes with a fan. Has anyone had problems with the bundled cpu fans?
CPU fan

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Old 04-17-2006, 12:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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System should be awesome! Congrats! I would, however, pop for another Raptor instead of the Seagate and Run them in RAID 0. You wil not believe how much of an improvement those drives make in Stripping mode!!!

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Old 04-17-2006, 12:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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get G.SKill 2x1gb dual channel, but if u insist on OCZ get the Gold Edition

i'd suggest DFI Lanparty UT ULtra-D for your motherboard

Antec TruePowerII 550Watt PSU, it is great

everything else is great, and yes get another raptor

Sidenote: Its eVGA not eVGS
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