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Old 11-10-2005, 10:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I did some reserch and i got his build, if you can just give me advice on what parts to change and what are good and just the over all set up in general.

CASE: ASPIRE X-Plorer ATXB8KLW-BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case - Retail $55

PSU: ASPIRE ATX-CW500WP4 ATX 500W Power Supply 115/230 V UL, CSA, TUV, CE $39.99

VIDCARD: eVGA 256-P2-N515-AX Geforce 7800GT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI $325.00

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego 1GHz FSB 1MB L2 Cache Socket 939 $233.00

MOTEHRBOARD: MSI K8N Neo4-F Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 ATX AMD Motherboard $88.50

RAM: CORSAIR ValueSelect 1GB 184-Pin DDR SDRAM Unbuffered DDR 400 (PC 3200) System Memory $90.00

OPTICAL DRIVE: SAMSUNG Black IDE CD Burner Model SH-R522C/BEBN - OE $19.99

HARD DRIVE: Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3250823AS 250GB 7200 RPM 8MB Cache Serial ATA150 $102

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Old 11-10-2005, 11:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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The PSU is not great. OCZ, Antec, Fortron are good ones.

The sytem looks good though.

If you can wait a few months, it is worth bearing in mind that M2 is just around the corner.


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Old 11-10-2005, 12:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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everything looks good but i would get a quality psu like what Trifid said, go for an antec neoHE 500W power supply for 99 dollars at newegg
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Old 11-10-2005, 04:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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M2:? it worth waiting if u have a 780mhz processor right now?

I thought it was coming out in the summer of 06..:?
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Old 11-10-2005, 06:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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