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Old 01-19-2006, 01:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Those ViewSonic VX series monitors are super sweet! 3ms response time and great quality. I would do serious research on RAID first to see if this something you actually want to/need to do.
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I say go for the 7800gt. The gtx isn't worth the extra money, because it is not much better.
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i would wait cause in the next few months or maybe sooner ATI is releasing the X1900 series and closely after that Nvidia is releasing the 7900 which scored a 13000 on 3Dmark05 while the X1900 scored only 51 points higher and it was in crossfire.

And one last thing i would go for 1 or 2 of the new 150gig raptors.
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Is Serial ATA150 a large upgrade from SATA?
Serial ATA150 is SATA (the S in SATA is Serial). I thought the same thing when I first joined untill pzerofgh filled me in.

You should also look into the WD raptor 150GB hard drives.

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Looks good, i would get teh z-5500 from logitech or those kplisch's ones as for headphones

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826106324

i was into headphones a couple of months back and i forget all the good ones :\
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Yea he should wait till the new graphics cards come out. Also don't get the Fatal1ty version of the X-Fi it's a waste of money, get the extreme music version.
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Tell him not to get the X-Fi Fatal!ty FPS. The 64MB of XRAM doesn't give you any noticable performance increase. May-be 1-2 FPS. But with that system, at the high FPS's you'll already be getting, you won't see the extra 1 to 2 FPS. Also the Frontpanel control thing is useless. I've used mine like twice in 3 months.

Tell hime to just get the X-fi xtrememusic. It's like $140 less with out frontpanel and XRAM. And it is 24 times more powerful then the Audigy 2 ZS.
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Yea he should wait till the new graphics cards come out. Also don't get the Fatal1ty version of the X-Fi it's a waste of money, get the extreme music version.
WHOA! That wasn't there when I posted mine... lol
Are you reading my mind... scary
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Serial ATA150 is SATA (the S in SATA is Serial). I thought the same thing when I first joined untill pzerofgh filled me in.

You should also look into the WD raptor 150GB hard drives.

(I just realized that me and pzerofgh have the same birthday)
Yes, isn't that SATA different from SATA150. Right?


Can you plug in a guitar in the X-FI Fatal!ty?
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