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Old 05-25-2006, 07:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im new to the forums and do not know if im allowed to do this but herer it goes. I was wondering if someone would go over the parts i chose and tell me if they will work together. If they do not work together can you suggest something that will. Also if i need anything like cords or wires.....'

This is gonna be used to play BF2, WoW, CS, HL2, and FEAR. Do you think that this will be good enough to run these on at least med. settings.. Again im sorry if i did this incorrect and if this is bannable.

Thanks Again,

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Old 05-25-2006, 07:38 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Good setup

2 qestions.

1. The video card.... I think you would be better off for a 7600 if you could squeeze out a few more bucks.

2. You could easily afford the 7600 or even better card if you dropped down to the 3200+ and later on get some good ram and maybe OC it

Just my suggestions

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Old 05-25-2006, 08:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks Bro.. Is there any extra wires i need.. or does it come with them all...?
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Old 05-25-2006, 08:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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As said above, get a 3200 or 3000 and get the 7600GT.

All the cables come with the retail motherboard.
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Old 05-26-2006, 12:16 AM   #5 (permalink)
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If you overclock, you can try an Opteron 144 for $1xx, an MSI K8N Neo4-F, and some overclocking ram. The Opteron can go a really long way - signifigantly more than the Athlon for a tad more expensive price-and it has 1mb of L2 cache .
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Old 05-26-2006, 12:55 AM   #6 (permalink)
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dont plan on burning cds or dvds?
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Old 05-27-2006, 01:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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i plan on burning discs later.. its just for right now i dont have the money to get the good stuff

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