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Old 11-29-2005, 05:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i need you input do you think this is a good cheap set up for gaming, downloading music and surfing the web well here it is. do you think i could play bf2 make any suggestions this is my first time building so i need your input

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ABIT AN8-ULTRA Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail <http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813127212>

cpu

AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Venice 1GHz FSB Socket 939 Processor Model ADA3200BPBOX - Retail <http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103535>

hard drive

Seagate Barracuda 7200.8 ST3250823AS 250GB 7200 RPM Serial ATA150 Hard Drive - OEM <http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148065>

MEMORY

CORSAIR XMS 1GB (2 x 512MB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model TWINX1024-3200C2PT - Retail <http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820145450>

DVD BURNER

NEC Black IDE/ATAPI DVD Burner Model ND-3550A - OEM <http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16827152058>

CASE

XION Black XION II XON-103 SECC Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 450W Power Supply - Retail <http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16811208008>

The video card im thinking about going with the x800gto but it out off stock at new egg so what do you guys think im at $589.47
with out a videocard the card cost about 180.00 so what do you think
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ABIT Sucks. Go with MSI, Gigabyte, or DFI
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Old 11-29-2005, 07:07 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Gigabyte make a board that cost the same but got worst review on newegg so what do you think
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Old 11-29-2005, 07:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Gigabyte make good reliable products, People normally post a bad review over lil things like not enough IDE ports or the memory wasnt positioned to thier liking Although abit do have good boards people just dont like the Fatal1ty because its crap compared to DFI for overclocking. Although MSI are good also try:

based around your price for that abit board

MSI:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813130491

Gigabyte:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128283
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