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Old 08-14-2006, 12:04 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Its possible, but read my above reply i've edited it to answer your question..


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Old 08-14-2006, 12:30 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally posted by cerealkilla
What do you mean I have issues? It was just a question. sorry.

LOL.. aw i feel bad now.

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Old 08-14-2006, 12:30 PM   #23 (permalink)
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there is nothing wrong with bought my digital camera there for $140 cheaper then everyone else and got it 2 days later...
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Old 08-14-2006, 12:46 PM   #24 (permalink)
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OK, so here is the final stuff... I basically just compiled it. lol.

Mobo-ASUS P5W DH DELUXE/WIFI-AP Socket T (LGA 775) Intel 975X ATX Intel Motherboard (269.99)

CPU-Intel® Core 2 Extreme X6800 Conroe Processor 2.93GHz, 1066FSB, LGA775, 4MB Cache Retail (1,185.00)

RAM-Corsair TWIN2X2048-6400C3 2GB Kit DDR2-800 XMS2-6400 Xtreme Performance Memory (452.00)

Video card- pending….

PSU-Antec TRUEPOWERII TPII-550 ATX12V 550W Power Supply 115/230 V UL, TUV, CB, FCC CLASS B, CUL (84.99)

HDD’s- Two (2) Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive (79.99)
Western Digital Raptor WD360ADFD 36GB Serial ATA 10,000RPM Hard Drive w/16MB Buffer (109.00)

Case-GIGABYTE 3D AURORA GZ-FSCA1-ATS Silver Aluminum ATX Full Tower Computer Case (144.99)

Monitor-SAMSUNG 940BF Black 19" 2ms LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 700:1 0.294mm Pixel Pitch (259.99)

Keyboard and mouse-Logitech MX5000 Cordless Keyboard and Rechargeable Laser Mouse Bluetooth Desktop (81.99)

Optic drives-PLEXTOR Black 16X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 8X DVD+R DL 16X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 5X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 40X CD-R 24X CD-RW 40X CD-ROM 2M Cache E-IDE/ATAPI DVD (72.99)

Total (-vid card) - $2,821.00

I called my uncle and told him the cost and everything and told him to count on at least $500 for the video card (is that right if I get the new one coming out soon?) and he said that was cool all like non-chalantly. Lol. I’m ordering most, if not all of this with him tomorrow.

Thanks so much for all the help, Yoad!
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Old 08-14-2006, 12:51 PM   #25 (permalink)
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you can use up to a max of 3 gb in win XP....
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Old 08-14-2006, 12:58 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Yoad
lol, no no dont get two 7950GX2!! get just one its already SLi, but I think you should really wait two weeks or so for the X1950XTX to come out..... its much better as far as I heard.. and will cost the same or less.

7950GX2 + 7950GX2 = Quad-SLi

And all that you've heard is from ATi themselves, so quit advertising it like you know someone who has one.
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Old 08-14-2006, 02:13 PM   #27 (permalink)
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In fact, I do. there were engineer samples and leaks you know .

Also, you got it man! that list is awsome Also the guy who suggested 3GB Ram, its not very good... it will only cause lag rather than speed things up.

Congratulations cereal killer, pass by once you get it all .

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Old 08-14-2006, 02:26 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Default if money being no object...

and a rich relative is buying or paying for parts...

Conroe E6600 and above

4 GB of ram
2 10000 rpm drive in raid 0 (100gb or less in size)
1 700gb drive (any high-ish end variant)
Video could wait for dx10 cards or just get 2 1900xts.

Don't bother with any add-on sound cards
Make sure you get wifi for your system

DVD burner (you could get any variant, dvd/cd, standard or dual...with or w/o lightscribe, etc)...also multiples if you want, 1 dedicated drive to burn and the other to just play, etc

card reader for your case, 3.5 or 5.25 size, your tastes
standard status display or fancy 3 gauge, and whatnot for displaying temp, status, music, etc

xbox 360 gamepad, wireless of course
if it comes out soon enough, MS ultimate kb
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Old 08-14-2006, 02:35 PM   #29 (permalink)
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He... umm... already has a pretty settled list mate :S

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Old 08-14-2006, 03:38 PM   #30 (permalink)
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wow, ok. lol. some more questions. So basically, I will be able to play anything on this, right? Most everything at max settings?

Also, cooling. Need I get aftermarket fans or anything like that or will the cases fans be sufficient?

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