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Old 11-23-2005, 07:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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my friend is building a new gaming pc and asked me to post this to get peoples opinions...
Budget is 2k, this adds up to $1,788.93 on Newegg
Anyone have any advice?

Aspire X-Navigation 500w


AMD Athlon 64 3800+ x2

Corsair XMS 1gb (2 x 512)

Western Digital Caviar 160GB

eVGA GeForce 7800gt 256mb

Sony 16x DVD RW

Extra stuff:
Sound car--Creative Sound Blaster Audigy2 ZS 7.0
Mouse/keyboard--Logitech Pro Desktop
Speakers--Altec Lansing 2.0 Tower Speaker
Moniter--Samsung 740-N Black 17" LCD
OS--Windows XP Home with Service Pack 2
Mic--Platronics DSP-500

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Old 11-23-2005, 08:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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PSU is very crappy,

go with an Antec true Power.

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Old 11-23-2005, 09:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i got a question abou the ram is that the ram with the led display, if it is i remember hearing somthing about it not being all that great your only paying for the looks. im probly wrong though.
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Old 11-23-2005, 09:24 AM   #4 (permalink)
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get a decent speaker exp :2.1 speaker -coz u oredi spend money on soundcard creative audigy 2 zs - if not u can,t enjoy 24bits sound
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Old 11-23-2005, 11:30 AM   #5 (permalink)
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new psu



theres a new psu and speakers...
thats a link to the mem that i picked out
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Old 11-23-2005, 12:23 PM   #6 (permalink)
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dont get corsair XMs ram as it is overpriced and doesnt OC well unless you get the TCCD which are discontinued so i highly doubt your going to get one, so stick with OCZ if he is overclocking or corsair valueselect if he isnt

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