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Old 05-14-2008, 01:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default my first build. thoughts/suggestions?

Xion Case with sweet blue lights and great cooling

mobo: Gigabyte S-series GA-MA69G-S3H AMD 690G chipset (supports AMD socket AM2)

CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 2.5 GHz socket am2, L2 Cache

HD: Western Digital 160 gb

450w xion power supply

cd rom drive I took out of an older dell

video card: XFX GeForce 8600GT 512 MB ddr2

edit: forgot I have 2 sticks of ddr2 667mhz 1gb ram in it


any input is greatly appreciated!
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Default Re: my first build. thoughts/suggestions?

what are you using the computer for?
what is your budget?
what xion case?

don't get that psu, get like a 550vx
get an 8800gs instead of that
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if he has a bit extra he want to spend a 7200.11 hdd would be much faster then that.
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