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Old 05-01-2006, 09:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Planned Gaming Rig

okay, i've been looking around for abit and so on and this is a list of what i've put together
All in Australian Dollars from nintek

EVGA 650Mhz 7900GTX EGS 512MB DDR3 PCI Express VGA Card
$979.00 incl. GST

AMD Athlon64 X2 4200+ Dual Core Processor Socket 939-Retail 2.2Ghz Manchester Core

Seagate Barracuda 7200.9 200GB 7200rpm SATA II Hard Drive - 11ms, 8MB Cache, NCQ ST3200827AS

Pioneer DVR-111D Internal Dual Layer DVD Writer - Black

Antec TX1050B - File Server Case BLACK 10 drive bays Front USB/IEEE1394/Audio ATX 500W PSU
ETA May ~15

Asus A8N-SLI Socket 939 nForce4 SLI 1000Mhz HyperTransport DDR400 GbLAN PCI-Express IEEE 1394 8-Channel Audio 2 PCI-Express x16 Lanes

MUSHKIN TCCD PC3200 Black Level II V2 1GB Kit (2 x 512Mb) 1024Mb DR400 CL2-2-2-5 991357

Total $2357

Any improvements that need to be done?

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Old 05-01-2006, 11:03 AM   #2 (permalink)
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You really need to get 2gb for high end gaming rigs. BF2 and FEAR already use over 1gb and having 2x 1gb sticks will mean you can run the RAM in 1t. If you can't afford it, drop the CPU down to a 3800 X2 or a Opteron 165 and overclock the **** out of it.


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Old 05-01-2006, 11:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Other than that, it looks like a very nice setup.
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