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Old 08-24-2006, 08:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default New Gaming Computer Setup (feedback appreciated)

Well, this is what I'm looking at setting up...

- SAPPHIRE 100150 Radeon X1900XTX 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI Express x16 Video Card - OEM
$359.99 $6.41 shipping

- Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200KSRTL 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive
$149.99 $5.64 shipping

-M-Audio Revolution 5.1 Sound Card
$49.99 $15 shipping

-Black Altec Lansing 5.1 Super Subwoofer THX Certified ADA995
$79.99 $28.53 shipping

-Hanns-G JW-199DPB Black 19" 5ms Widescreen LCD Monitor
$189.99 $11.82 shipping

-Logitech G5 Laser
$37.24 $8.85 shipping

-Logitech G15 Backlit Gaming Keyboard w/ LCD
$38.75 $6.13 shipping

- ENERMAX EG651P-VE FM(24P) ATX 550W Power Supply 90V~135V AC or 180V~265V AC UL, cUL,TUV, DEMKO, NEMKO, SEMKO, FI
$95.99 $8.02 shipping

-Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 Conroe 1066MHz FSB 2M shared L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor
$259.00 free shipping

-GeIL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM Unbuffered DDR2 667 (PC2 5300) Dual Channel Kit System Memory
$172.99 $4.99 shipping

-Intel BOXD975XBXLKR Socket T (LGA 775) Intel 975X ATX Intel Motherboard
$259.99 $6.94 shipping

-Aspire X-Pleasure-BK Black Aluminum ATX Full Tower Case
$129.99 $14.46 shipping

-LG Black 16X DVD-ROM 52X CD-R 32X CD-RW 52X CD-ROM 2M Cache IDE Combo Drive
$23.09 $5.64 shipping

Any suggestions? Is everything compatible with eachother? Anything i might be missing? Would I be better off going with a NVidia 7900 GT for my graphics card? Any feedback would be great.

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Old 08-24-2006, 09:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Nice setup.....get this hard drive instead:



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Old 08-24-2006, 10:08 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i would go with an amd mobo with a 3700 + processor. They are soooooooo much better for gaming
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Well he said he is getting a Conroe which is much better than a 3700 especially in games and multitasking.
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Old 08-25-2006, 08:04 AM   #5 (permalink)
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i was going with a 4600+ amd and a different sli motherboard by foxconn, but the conroe's are a lot faster and more energy efficient from what I've read. But everything should be compatible and able to play the latest games like oblivion and fear on their highest settings right? If I'm paying about $2000 for a computer build, I want to be able to have some nice graphics.
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Old 08-25-2006, 08:28 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally posted by solidzdawg
i would go with an amd mobo with a 3700 + processor. They are soooooooo much better for gaming
That's true

2 years ago.


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