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Old 05-06-2006, 07:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello. I have been lurking here for a week or so.. reading all the great info you provide. This is my first time PC build as my dad useally gave me his old systems when he upgraded.

I plan to use this computer for daily use and to run obilvion/BF2/WoW/etc. I'd also like it to work for near future games too.

Here's what I'm looking at:


Video Card:

Power Supply:

Ram: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231047

CPU: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819103539

All thoughts/suggestions are appreciated. Let me know if something is completly wrong or if I should go bigger or smaller on each item.

Thanks again for all the great info!

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Old 05-06-2006, 08:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Your links are all messed up.

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Old 05-06-2006, 08:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally posted by Frank Jaeger
Your links are all messed up.
Hmm work fine for me.

Here's the details:

MSI K8N Neo4-F Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 ATX AMD Motherboard - Retail

XFX PV-T73G-UDD3 Geforce 7600GT 256MB GDDR3 PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail

SPARKLE ATX-400PN-B204 ATX 12V 2.0 400W Power Supply - OEM

G.SKILL 2GB (2 x 1GB) 184-Pin DDR SDRAM DDR 400 (PC 3200) Unbuffered Dual Channel Kit System Memory Model F1-3200PHU2-2GBNS - Retail

AMD Athlon 64 3700+ San Diego 2000MHz HT Socket 939 Processor Model ADA3700BNBOX - Retail
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Old 05-06-2006, 08:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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looks good.... never heard of the PSU company though, i've been told to go with Antec PSUs. For the video card.. might i recommend a x1800GTO if your goin to be gamin, the 7600GT will play all the games you want it to but the GTO can be unlocked to the 1800XL pixelpiplines (16) and is 256-bit memory interface. The thing is its more expensive, but u get a good card (about $200-$250). but other than that looks great.
*Opteron 165 1.8Ghz
*DFI Lanparty UT nF4 Ultra-D
*HIS Hightech X1900XT 512MB w/ Zalman VF900 (Core: 690Mhz, Mem: 1500Mhz)
*G.Skill 1GB DDR 400
*Kingwin Mutant X Series
*HP IDE Lightscribe DVD Burner
*Seagate Barracuda 80GB SATA II
*Maxtor 80GB IDE
*OCZ Gamexstream 600W PSU
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Old 05-07-2006, 12:25 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I'll check into that card.

Any other opinions? Or did I do a good job?!
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Old 05-07-2006, 12:29 AM   #6 (permalink)
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looks good...

but yea, i got some screwy links too... they all went to the same place as the one before... like the vid card went to the mobo link

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Old 05-07-2006, 12:32 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I fixed the links. Somehow copied the wrong one over twice.
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Old 05-07-2006, 12:44 AM   #8 (permalink)
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That's certainly decent.

I'd reccomend the 7900GT for those games though, they're quite demanding. You could still play the games without lag, but not with all the graphical features up, when using the 7600GT.

The PSU should be an Antec, OCZ, PC P&C or FS Nortron.
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Old 05-07-2006, 12:49 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Should I drop back on my cpu and go for a better video card?

I want dual core and I want good gaming. But my budget is only around 700 bucks.. my original links put me exactly at ~700 bucks.
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Old 05-07-2006, 05:35 AM   #10 (permalink)
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if you dont mind the hastle of rebates, these OCZ sticks have better timings


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