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Old 11-11-2007, 06:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New Gaming Computer...Great Specs???

Hi everyone. I am looking forward in buying my new gaming computer. The current one I have isn't the greatest, but it's not that bad. The current one I have is a HP M7250N with a FX5200 graphics card,P4 clocked @ 2.8Ghz, 500g HD, and 1g of ram of DDR2.

The new computer is quite a step-up in the right direction as far as gaming goes. But I need to know what all of you think. Here are the specs and everything is being purchased via Newegg.com. They are:

Case - Newegg.com - RAIDMAX Smilodon Extreme Black ATX-612WEB SECC STEEL ATX Mid Tower Computer CaseNo Power Supply - Retail

MOBO- Newegg.com - EVGA 122-CK-NF68-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

Graphics - Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N802-A1 GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

PSU - Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N802-A1 GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

CPU - Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail

RAM - Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
( 4 gigs)

Keyboard - Newegg.com - Logitech G11 Silver & Black 104 Normal Keys 29 Function Keys USB Standard Gaming Keyboard - Retail

Monitor - Newegg.com - SCEPTRE X22WG-1080P Black 22" 2ms(GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 2000:1 Built in Speakers - Retail

Mouse - Newegg.com - Logitech MX Revolution Black 7 Buttons 2 x Wheels USB RF Wireless Laser Mouse - Retail

Liquid Cooling - Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GH-WIU02 3D Galaxy II Liquid Cooling - Retail



Any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi everyone. I am looking forward in buying my new gaming computer. The current one I have isn't the greatest, but it's not that bad. The current one I have is a HP M7250N with a FX5200 graphics card,P4 clocked @ 2.8Ghz, 500g HD, and 1g of ram of DDR2.

The new computer is quite a step-up in the right direction as far as gaming goes. But I need to know what all of you think. Here are the specs and everything is being purchased via Newegg.com. They are:

Case - Newegg.com - RAIDMAX Smilodon Extreme Black ATX-612WEB SECC STEEL ATX Mid Tower Computer CaseNo Power Supply - Retail

MOBO- Newegg.com - EVGA 122-CK-NF68-A1 LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

Graphics - Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N802-A1 GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

PSU - Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N802-A1 GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

CPU - Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail

RAM - Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
( 4 gigs)

Keyboard - Newegg.com - Logitech G11 Silver & Black 104 Normal Keys 29 Function Keys USB Standard Gaming Keyboard - Retail

Monitor - Newegg.com - SCEPTRE X22WG-1080P Black 22" 2ms(GTG) DVI Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 2000:1 Built in Speakers - Retail

Mouse - Newegg.com - Logitech MX Revolution Black 7 Buttons 2 x Wheels USB RF Wireless Laser Mouse - Retail

Liquid Cooling - Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GH-WIU02 3D Galaxy II Liquid Cooling - Retail



Any suggestions or help would be greatly appreciated.
I don't think that 8800GT is going to supply enough power for your system.

... and you're the first one I've seen improvise a Q6600 as RAM.

... but all-in-all, I think it looks pretty good.
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Old 11-11-2007, 06:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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lol sorry about that ... i was just in such a hurry to post this... the real ram is

Newegg.com - G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

and its 4 gigs


Subtotal: $1,643.89
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ok and what power supply did you choose?
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the PSU is Newegg.com - Antec True Power Trio TP3-650 ATX12V 650W Power Supply with Three 12V Rails 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, FCC, TUV, CE, C-tick, CCC, CB - Retail
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i would not recommend that cooling system
a good watercooling system WILL cost you over $200...
i would recommend this
Thermalright Ultra 120 eXtreme CPU Cooler for AMD AM2, Intel LGA775
with 2 x 120mm fans of your choice

unless you really want to shell out the cash for a watercooling system then order from here with custom parts
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this psu is a tad better and modular
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-620HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 620W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail
not sure if the 520hx could handle 2 x 8800 and quad with LC so i chose this
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i would not recommend that cooling system
a good watercooling system WILL cost you over $200...
i would recommend this
Thermalright Ultra 120 eXtreme CPU Cooler for AMD AM2, Intel LGA775
with 2 x 120mm fans of your choice

unless you really want to shell out the cash for a watercooling system then order from here with custom parts
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That Heatsink can hold two fans?
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That Heatsink can hold two fans?
Yes it can. It's called the push pull method.
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Is it just me or is $1643.89 a little too much for that kind of computer... I would have expected more for that much money.

edit: oh didn't see that liquid cooling......

Geez people, just wait a month or two! Prices will drop once 9xxx series comes out and the penryn.
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dont forget he has $320+ worth keyboard and monitor and mouse
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