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Old 11-28-2007, 01:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I'm looking for any cons/watchout for this sytstem.

CHAS MID TWR ATX 4X5.25 7X3.5 BLK --> 140
ANTEC NEO HE550 550W POWER SUPPLY ATX12V V2.2 --> 120
ASUS SKT775 NVIDIA NF 680I SLI 2PCI/1PCI-E 1X/2PCI-E16X 1066/ 800FSB,4D.DDRII,SATA,GBLAN,ATX --> 220
BOXED CORE 2 DUO E6700 2.66GHZ 4MB 1066 LGA775 --> 375
CORSAIR 2GB DDR2 PC2-8500 DDR2 2X240-PIN DIMM 2X128MX64 NON-ECC UNBUFFER --> 200
*Dual ASUS EN8800GTS/HTDP/640M, GF 8800GTS,PCI-E,640MB DDR3,256 BIT, DUAL DVI-I,HDTV --> 2x399
WESTERN DIGITAL 150 GIGABYTE SATA ENTERPRISE STORAGE 10000 RPM 16MB CACHE BARE --> 227
SUPERMULTI 18X BLACK SATA DVD-RW SATA --> 27
XP Pro --> 190

All for bout $2300 plus taxes.

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Old 11-28-2007, 01:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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for that price you can make a much much better computer.

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Old 11-28-2007, 01:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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P35 boards also support crossfire for dual 3870s. But ya, something on your list is way overpriced. My rig only cost 1500ish.
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Old 11-28-2007, 02:05 PM   #4 (permalink)
 
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Added the prices, but checking online prices are very close to what I'm posting which is local... Note though they're GTS's no GT's

It's Canada BTW.
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Old 11-28-2007, 02:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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our builds are cheaper and more powerful. What else you need to know?
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Old 11-28-2007, 02:33 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Well the e6700 is a waste of money seeing as the e6750 is now going for 189. If this is a prebuilt system, guess theres nothing you can do about it, but that is definitely jacking up the price. Also the 8800GTS's.
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Old 11-28-2007, 02:55 PM   #7 (permalink)
 
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It's sorta pre-built. Its a base system build that can be added or removed based on their parts list.

Not sure if prices have changed due to dollar yet though, good thought bout the e6700 though. I wonnder if its an error as the q6600 is cheaper.

Shaolin.... you don't have a systems shown... just a wished system, so how do i know that?
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Old 11-28-2007, 03:30 PM   #8 (permalink)
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nah.. its like that in every store.. the e6700 is stll pricier... its like that to trick n00bs who don't know about the quad-core..
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Holy crap, 227 bucks for the dvd rw? That should be about 30 bucks. Also, DO NOT, I REPEAT DO NOT buy 2 GTS cards. The GT is cheaper AND faster. Also, if you want to save a bit of cash, a single GT can handle basically every game on the market atm. I'm actually probably going to sell off my 2nd card as SLI is overkill atm.

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NCIX.com - Buy Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 2GB 2X1GB DDR2-800 CL4-4-4-12 240PIN Dual Channel Memory Kit - BL2KIT12864AA804 In Canada. 115
NCIX.com - Buy Corsair HX520 CMPSU-520HX 520W ATX Triple 12V 40A Continuous 24PIN ATX Modular 120MM Power Supply - CMPSU-520HX In Canada. 125
NCIX.com - Buy EVGA E-GEFORCE 8800GT Superclocked 650MHZ 512MB DDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDTV Out DIRECTX10 Video Card - 512-P3-N802-A1 In Canada. 299 x2 = 600
NCIX.com - Buy Sunbeam Tuniq Tower 120 S754 S939 S940 S478 LGA775 Heatpipe Cooler 120MM Fan CPU Heatsink - T-120 In Canada. 56
NCIX.com - Buy Western Digital Caviar 750GB SATA2 7200RPM 16MB 8.9MS Hard Drive 3 Year MFR Warranty - WD7500AAKS In Canada. 216 (roughly 95% of the performance of a raptor)
NCIX.com - Buy Samsung SH-S203B Black SATA DVD+RW 20X8X16 DVD-RW 20X6X16 DL 18X/12X INT DVD Writer OEM W/ Vista SW - SH-S203B/BEBN In Canada. 40
NCIX.com - Buy Antec Nine Hundred Mid Tower Gamer Case 900 ATX 9 Drive Bay No PS Top USB2.0 1394 Audio - NINE HUNDRED In Canada. 117

Total price 1819 dollars canadian. Allowing for shipping you are still coming in under 2000 dollars, and this is just from one site. If you shop around you can find better prices on all of this gear. What im trying to say is, build, dont buy. You get more machine and spend less money.
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Old 11-28-2007, 03:36 PM   #10 (permalink)
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eh

what are you talking about mate. Ive listed already what you should be aiming for. what dont you get?

and its cheaper your build.. and more powerful.


you think im lying to you? you really think i come on this forum and lie to people. ASK someone if my build/advice is rubbish then. You trust people cos of a signature lmao.. come on mate im trying to help you here.

Newegg.com - Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Kentsfield 2.4GHz 2 x 4MB L2 Cache LGA 775 Processor - Retail
Newegg.com - CORSAIR CMPSU-520HX ATX12V v2.2 and EPS12V 2.91 520W Power Supply 100 - 240 V UL, CUL, CE, CB, FCC Class B, TUV, CCC, C-tick - Retail
Newegg.com - Crucial Ballistix 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail
Newegg.com - EVGA 512-P3-N802-A3 GeForce 8800GT Superclocked 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail
Newegg.com - GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3R LGA 775 Intel P35 ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail

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EVGA 8800GTS 512mb 'Crysis Edition' @ 750/1900/2000
Onboard Realtek 8.1 Sound Jazzy!
Hiper Type-R 580w -Upgrade- Gigabyte ODIN GT 800W
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